follow Dictionary.com

Denotation vs. Connotation

refractory state

refractory state in Medicine

refractory state n.
Subnormal excitability of a muscle or nerve immediately following a response to previous excitation.

The American HeritageĀ® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright Ā© 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for refractory state
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Word Value for refractory

18
18
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for refractory state