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e·lec·trot·o·nus

 (ĭ-lĕk′trŏt′n-əs, ē′lĕk-)
n.
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.
The disarray leads to electrotonic uncoupling of the myocytes resulting in alternation in repolarization and T wave alternans.
Morphological correlates of increased coupling resistance at an electrotonic synapse.
The excitability of neuron is determined by the passive response, also known as the electrotonic response of the plasma membrane.
Esto ultimo lo realizo en la segunda parte del articulo, en la seccion titulada "On Faraday's electrotonic state".
Although we did not observe an increase in the overall dispersion of repolarization, this may be the case for the larger hearts, such as human one, due to the lower electrotonic cancellation of repolarization inhomogeneities in large myocardial volumes (7).
Moreover, electrophysiological studies have shown that the unmyelinated axons of SNs are efferent even though they emerge from the dorsal roots of the spinal cord and are coupled by electrotonic junctions (2, 3, 4, 5, 6).
Moreover, the strength of electrotonic interaction is primarily related to the magnitude of cellular coupling as determined by gap junctional conductance.
For modeling the electrocardiosignal genesis and excitation wave spread in myocardium [1-3], values of the parameters of the passive electric properties of myocardium (such as resistivity of the intracellular medium, electrogenic membrane, intercellular contacts, space constants of electrotonic decay) are essential.
The mechanism of rectification at the electrotonic motor giant synapse of the crayfish.
Synchronization of ganglionic activity is not only mediated by synaptic drive, but the general excitability of the network is shared among all of the neurons by means of electrotonic coupling capable of passing slow changes in potential.