voltage-gat·​ed -ˌgā-təd How to pronounce voltage-gated (audio)
: permitting or blocking passage through a cell membrane in response to an electrical stimulus (as a potential difference between the two sides of the membrane)

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“Voltage-gated.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/voltage-gated. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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