Definition of Electrotonic

1. a. Of or pertaining to electrical tension; -- said of a supposed peculiar condition of a conducting circuit during its exposure to the action of another conducting circuit traversed by a uniform electric current when both circuits remain stationary.



Definition of Electrotonic

1. Adjective. Of, or pertaining to, or caused by electrotonus ¹

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Definition of Electrotonic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Electrotonic

1. 1. Of or pertaining to electrical tension; said of a supposed peculiar condition of a conducting circuit during its exposure to the action of another conducting circuit traversed by a uniform electric current when both circuits remain stationary. 2. Relating to electrotonus; as, the electrotonic condition of a nerve. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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electrotonic (current term)
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Literary usage of Electrotonic

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1. A Text book of physiology by Michael Foster (1894)
"electrotonic Currents. During the passage of a constant current through a nerve, variations in the electric currents belonging to the nerve itself may be ..."

2. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"Influence of temperature on electrotonic currents. By AD WALLER. Method. ... The experimental alteration of electrotonic currents may be due to alteration ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1898)
""Influence of Acids and Alkalis upon the electrotonic Currents of Medullated Nerve. ... Considering that electrotonic currents are characteristic of living ..."

4. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1892)
"... electrotonic state consists in its directing the mind to lay hold of a certain quantity, on the changes of which the actual phenomena depend. ..."

5. Comparative Electro-physiology: A Physico-physiological Study by Jagadis Chandra Bose (1907)
"... changes are induced by it in the extra-polar E KA EE AK <-—- An >• - FIG. 336. FIG. 337. Extra-polar Kat- and An-electrotonic Effects Fig. ..."

6. A Manual of physiology: With Practical Exercises by George Neil Stewart (1905)
"These currents are called electrotonic (in the ... DIAGRAM SHOWING DIRECTION OF THE EXTRAPOLAR electrotonic CURRENTS. + is the anode and — the kathode of ..."

7. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1891)
"electrotonic Currents. During the passage of a constant current through a nerve, variations in the electric currents belonging to the nerve itself may be ..."

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