unexcitable


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unexcitable

(ˌʌnɪkˈsaɪtəbəl)
adj
not excitable; not easily stirred
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Adj.1.unexcitable - not easily excitedunexcitable - not easily excited; "an unexcitable temperament"
excitable - easily excited
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Chazelle takes his cue from his unexcitable hero; the news that Armstrong is to lead Apollo 11 is relayed in a quick, almost throwaway scene, with no great displays of emotion.
Be that as it may, while Goyo appears dispassionate and unexcitable, even as warring factions exchange deadly gunfire around him, it's nonetheless a wise and comprehensible artistic choice on Paulo's part-because attempting to 'approximate' John's rousing and rip-roaring theatricality would have been foolhardy and futile.
Osborne says: "Jimmy is the most steady, miserable, unexcitable person I've met in my life, and he won't mind me saying that, but after Kempton the man who prides himself on never smiling was struggling to keep the po-face.
Those cells that have suffered complete and irreversible damage will not be able to respond to adenosine infusion and their membrane will remain depolarized and unexcitable.
Several studies have shown that proinflammatory cytokines induced functional changes in C-fiber afferents that led to these relatively unexcitable afferents becoming hyperactive or hyperexcitable.
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Sensory NCSs showed an increased-onset latency in the right median nerve and an unexcitable left median nerve, which are thereby, consistent with bilateral CTS (Table 1).
Both were unexcitable and flexible, neither engaging in extraneous talk.
This hypokalemia-induced paradoxical depolarization of the resting membrane potential leads to inactivation of [Na.sup.+] channels, rendering them unexcitable.
Nerve conduction velocity test revealed axonal type of motor neuropathy in bilateral median and ulnar nerve and peroneal and tibial nerves were unexcitable bilaterally.
By preventing repolarization of the nerve ending, the postsynaptic ending becomes refractory and unexcitable, resulting in flaccid muscles.