Skip to Content
Medical Term:


Pronunciation: re'o-bas

Definition: The minimal strength of an electrical stimulus of indefinite duration that is able to cause excitation of a tissue, muscle or nerve.

Synonym(s): galvanic threshold

[rheo- + G. basis, a base]

See Also: chronaxie

© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.