hyperpolarize

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hy·per·po·lar·ize

 (hī′pər-pō′lə-rīz′)
tr.v. hy·per·po·lar·ized, hy·per·po·lar·iz·ing, hy·per·po·lar·iz·es
To cause an increase in polarity, as across a biological membrane.

hyperpolarize

(ˌhaɪpəˈpəʊləˌraɪz) or

hyperpolarise

vb (tr)
(Biology) biology physics to cause increased polarization
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ACh normally hyperpolarises these cells, slowing the heart rate and conduction of action potentials through the heart.