depolarize


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de·po·lar·ize

(dē-pō'lăr-īz),
To deprive of polarity.

depolarize

the act of depolarization.
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2], using Avogadro's Number as a conversion factor) would be needed to discharge the membrane capacitance and depolarize the membrane to 0 V (equation 4).
Roth has continued his mathematical work with the bidomain model and predicts in the December 1995 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering not only that the stimulus from a positive or a negative electrode will cause a wave to spread but that removing either stimulus will depolarize cells.
Pascal Sienaert, a psychiatrist and director of the ECT program at the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium), said that because the "ideal stimulus to depolarize a group of neurons would be 0.
P']), the retained polarization arises from the orientation by the electric field of a wide variety of dipolar motions, and these different dipolar motions are depolarized in such a way that less hindered motions depolarize at lower temperatures, while the most hindered motions depolarize at higher temperatures.
The mechanism of inactivation by carvacrol can be directly linked to the cell envelope and ability of carvacrol to permeabilize and depolarize the cell membrane (Ultee et al.
A defibrillator device depolarizes critical part of a heart muscle thereby helping in restoration of normal heart rhythm.
The active ingredient electrically depolarizes the microbe's membrane and inactivates them, creating a permanently protected surface.
2+] exposure alters two membrane conductances in the root membranes of both species of Arabidopsis, a rapidly initiating conductance change that hyperpolarizes the membrane and a more slowly initating change that depolarizes the membrane.
This blockage depolarizes the beta cell which leads to the opening of calcium channels resulting in increased calcium influx inducing insulin secretion (13).
The benefit of Benarde's approach is that it depolarizes and depoliticizes the debate over global warming.
The magnetic field passes through the scalp and skull, and induces a current in the underlying tissue, which depolarizes neurons.