resting potential

noun

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

Dictionary Entries Near resting potential

Cite this Entry

“Resting potential.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/resting%20potential. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!