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rheobase

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noun rheo·base \ˈrē-ō-ˌbās\

Medical Definition of rheobase

  1. :  the minimal electric current required to excite a tissue (as nerve or muscle) given an indefinitely long time during which the current is applied—compare chronaxie

rheobasic

\-ˌbā-sik, -zik\play adjective

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