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catelectrotonus

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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The condition of increased irritability of a nerve in the region of the cathode or negative electrode when a current is passed through it.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The condition of increased irritability of a nerve in the region of the cathode or negative electrode, on the passage of a current of electricity through it.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The changed physical and physiological condition in the neighborhood of the cathode when a constant electrical current is passed through a piece of nerve or muscle. Also cathelectrotonus. See electrotonus.

Etymologies

New Latin, from Ancient Greek. (Wiktionary)

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