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 (ĭ-lĕk′trŏt′n-əs, ē′lĕk-)
Alteration in excitability and conductivity of a nerve or muscle during the passage of an electric current through it.

e·lec′tro·ton′ic (-trə-tŏn′ĭk) adj.
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She further emphasized that there is need to use print and electrotonic media to create awareness on climate change in the country.
Rohr, "Electrotonic modulation of cardiac impulse conduction by myofibroblasts," Circulation Research, vol.
Jalife, "Electrotonic myofibroblast-tomyocyte coupling increases propensity to reentrant arrhythmias in two-dimensional cardiac monolayers," Biophysical Journal, vol.
electrotonic current propagation or the effects of EE syncytium on the
The disarray leads to electrotonic uncoupling of the myocytes resulting in alternation in repolarization and T wave alternans.
Pollard, "Electrotonic suppression of early afterdepolarizations in isolated rabbit," American Journal of Physiology--Heart and Circulatory Physiology, vol.
The excitability of neuron is determined by the passive response, also known as the electrotonic response of the plasma membrane.
As we know, electrotonic interaction between the SAN and the surrounding tissues played an important role in determining the SAN pacing and driving.
Bennett, "Morphological correlates of increased coupling resistance at an electrotonic synapse," Journal of Cell Biology, vol.