electrotonic

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electrotonus e·lec·trot·o·nus (ĭ-lěk'trŏt'n-əs, ē'lěk-)
n.
Alteration in excitability and conductivity of a nerve or muscle during the passage of an electric current through it.


e·lec'tro·ton'ic (-trə-tŏn'ĭk) adj.
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