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Definition: 'Law Of Excitation'

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law of excitation

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. a motor nerve responds, not to the absolute value, but to the alteration of value from moment to moment, of the electric current; rate of change of intensity of the current is a factor in determining its effectiveness.

Synonyms: Du Bois-Reymond law



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