Definition of Hyperpolarize

1. Verb. To increase the polarity of something, especially the polarity across a biological membrane. ¹



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Definition of Hyperpolarize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperpolarize

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hyperpneic
hyperpnœa
hyperpnœic
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hyperpolarisations
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hyperpolarizabilities
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hyperpolarize (current term)
hyperpolarized
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hyperpolitical
hyperpolyglot
hyperpolyglots
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hyperprebetalipoproteinaemia
hyperprivileged

Literary usage of Hyperpolarize

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"In the presence of higher external concentrations of potassium, isoproterenol does not hyperpolarize vascular smooth muscle (4, 5) or avian slow muscle (4). ..."

2. Drug Abuse and Drug Abuse Research (1991): The Third Triennial Report to edited by MaryLouise Embrey, Christine R. Hartel (1999)
"Gamma- aminobutyric acid is known to hyperpolarize neurons by opening chloride ion channels, thereby inhibiting depolarization caused by excitatory stimuli. ..."

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