conduction

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recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat Adams-Stokes syndrome , atrioventricular block , heart block , Stokes-Adams syndrome
electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field arc , discharge , electric arc , electric discharge , spark
French mathematician who developed Fourier analysis and studied the conduction of heat (1768-1830) Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier , Fourier , Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier
any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine calcium-channel blocker , calcium blocker
Australian physiologist noted for his research on the conduction of impulses by nerve cells (1903-1997) Eccles , John Eccles , Sir John Carew Eccles
equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor) electronic equipment
English physicist who experimented with the conduction of electricity through gases and who discovered the electron and determined its charge and mass (1856-1940) Joseph John Thomson , Sir Joseph John Thomson , Thomson
chemical bond in which electrons are shared over many nuclei and electronic conduction occurs metallic bond
semiconductor in which electrical conduction is due chiefly to the movement of electrons n-type semiconductor
semiconductor in which electrical conduction is due chiefly to the movement of positive holes p-type semiconductor
newly formed outer wood lying between the cambium and the heartwood of a tree or woody plant; usually light colored; active in water conduction sapwood
branch of physics that studies the properties of materials in the solid state: electrical conduction in crystals of semiconductors and metals; superconductivity; photoconductivity solid-state physics
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