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Medical Term:

excitable

Pronunciation: ek-sit'a-bel

Definition:

  1. Capable of quick response to a stimulus; having potentiality for emotional arousal.
  2. In neurophysiology, referring to a tissue, cell, or membrane capable of undergoing excitation in response to an adequate stimulus.
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