catelectrotonus

Catelectrotonus

Cat`e*lec*trot"o*nus\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? down + ? (see Electro-) + ? tone.] (Physics) The condition of increased irritability of a nerve in the region of the cathode or negative electrode, on the passage of a current of electricity through it.
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