from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In neurology, the excitatory process conducted by a nerve-fiber, afferent or efferent.
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when years of typo-hunting kicked in and it suddenly came to me: Crowley meant limen, 'the limit below which a given stimulus ceases to be perceptible; the minimum amount of stimulus or nerve-excitation required to produce a sensation.
Journal_, March 7, 1903; and elsewhere), regards it as a perversion of the sense of touch, a dysæsthesia due to obstructed nerve-excitation with imperfect conduction of the generated force into correlated nervous energy.