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Search Results for: repolarization

Repolarization

Definition noun The process or act of repolarizing; the restoration of a polarized condition Supplement In physiology,... Read More

Axon hillock

Axon Hillock Definition What is axon hillock? If you are familiar with the different parts of the neuron, the axon hillock... Read More

Repolarize

Definition noun To return to a polarized condition Supplement The term repolarize refers to the returning to an initially... Read More

Sarcolemma

Sarcolemma Definition What is the sarcolemma? It is the thin, transparent, extensible plasma membrane of the muscle cell.... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More

Smooth muscle

The smooth muscle can be described as a type of muscle in the human body that is non-striated and involuntary in action.... Read More

Polarization

Definition noun (general) The condition of polarity (biology) The process or act of producing positive and negative... Read More

Temporal dispersion

temporal dispersion Asynchronous repolarization of myocardial fibres that predisposes to abnormal current flow and ectopic... Read More

Depolarization

Definition noun The deprivation or the process of neutralization of polarity, as that in nerve... Read More

Hyperpolarization

Definition noun The process or act of making the membrane potential of a cell more negative Supplement Hyperpolarization is... Read More

Neural Control Mechanisms

Nerve cells called neurons generate electric signals that pass from one end of the cell to another and release chemical... Read More