chronaxie

Definitions:

  • The minimum interval of time necessary to electrically stimulate a muscle or nerve fiber, using twice the minimum current needed to elicit a threshold response.
  • The <xref>minimum</xref> <xref>time</xref> over which an <xref>electric current</xref> must be applied in order to stimulate a <xref>muscle fiber</xref> or <xref>nerve</xref> <xref>cell</xref>.
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