resting potential

noun

Medical Definition of resting potential

: the membrane potential of a cell that is not exhibiting the activity resulting from a stimulus — compare action potential, potential difference

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“Resting potential.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/resting%20potential. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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