resting potential

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Noun1.resting potential - the potential difference between the two sides of the membrane of a nerve cell when the cell is not conducting an impulse
electric potential, potential difference, potential drop, voltage, potential - the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
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Next, the increase in membrane resting potential in the subthalamic nucleus and substantia nigra regions (Figure 16) were examined, due to results from deep brain stimulation research affirming that electrically stimulating these regions yields enhanced motor abilities (see Section 2.5.2).
Membrane sodium potassium ATPase primarily is involved in the generation of the membrane resting potential and the paroxysmal depolarization shift.

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