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anelectrotonus

Pronunciation: an′ē-lek-trot′ō-nŭs

Definition: Changes in excitability and conductivity in a nerve or muscle cell in the neighborhood of the anode during the passage of a constant electric current.

[anelectrode + G. tonos, tension]

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