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rheobase

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noun rheo·base \ ˈrē-ō-ˌbās \

medical Definition of rheobase

: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

play \-ˌbā-sik, -zik\ adjective

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