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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A loss of polarity or polarization.

Usage examples (37)
  • In this way a wave of depolarization travels along the entire membrane.
  • Perhaps more surprising, the authors found "dramatic depolarization in intergroup differences."
  • The wave of depolarization traveling along these nerve-cell processes is referred to as the nerve impulse.
  • Unlike the excitation-depolarization it would not travel; and, in fact, the inhibitory state does not travel. for more
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