depolarization love

Definitions

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  • n. The act of depriving of polarity, or the result of such action; reduction to an unpolarized condition.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of depriving of polarity, or the result of such action; reduction to an unpolarized condition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of depriving of polarity or removing the effects of polarization.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a loss of polarity or polarization

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Examples

  • This is the effect to which the term 'depolarization' has been applied; the experiment really proving that with both light and heat we have the same resolution by the plate of mica, and recompounding by the analyzer, of the ethereal vibrations.

    Six Lectures on Light Delivered In The United States In 1872-1873

  • The doubts thus thrown upon the question were removed by the experiments of Forbes, who first established the polarization and 'depolarization' of heat.

    Six Lectures on Light Delivered In The United States In 1872-1873

  • Locally it blocks the initiation and propagation of nerve impulses along an axon by interference with sodium permeability during depolarization. 3,11 Centrally it blocks the presynaptic reuptake of norepinephrine and dopamine.

    Cocaine Toxicity

  • There are proposed explanations for the end-of-life brain activity as non-functional, generalized neuronal depolarization.

    Deepak Chopra: End-of-Life Brain Activity - A Sign of the Soul?

  • Perhaps religion will one day do that, causing the depolarization of the parties along economic and foreign-policy lines, or the rise of a viable third party in some states.

    The Case for Partisanship

  • Only then will a greater level of understanding and, ultimately, improved relationships and depolarization, be possible.

    Remember, we used to work together

  • Among the prime cellular targets of mercury are mitochondria, and thimerosal-induced cell death has been associated with the depolarization of mitochondrial membrane, according to the International Journal of Molecular Medicine among several others.

    David Kirby: Government Concedes Vaccine-Autism Case in Federal Court - Now What?

  • The wave of depolarization/action potential is propogated from one end (dendritic end) to the terminal end of the axon.

    Neurotoxicity

  • Protein channels of the dendrite membrane open allowing the movement of charged chemicals (Na+ ions) across the membrane, which reverses the electrical charge (depolarization).

    Neurotoxicity

  • Perhaps more surprising, the authors found "dramatic depolarization in intergroup differences."

    Bipolar Disorder

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