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ex·cit·a·ble

(ek-sīt'ă-bĕl),
1. Capable of quick response to a stimulus; having potentiality for emotional arousal. Compare: irritable.
2. In neurophysiology, referring to a tissue, cell, or membrane capable of undergoing excitation in response to an adequate stimulus.

excitable

/ex·ci·ta·ble/ (ek-sīt´ah-b'l) irritable (1).

excitable

(ĭk-sī′tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Easily excited.
2. Capable of responding to stimuli.

ex·cit′a·bil′i·ty, ex·cit′a·ble·ness n.
ex·cit′a·bly adv.

ex·cit·a·ble

(ek-sī'tă-bĕl)
1. Capable of quick response to a stimulus; having potentiality for emotional arousal.
Compare: irritable
2. neurophysiology Referring to a tissue, cell, or membrane capable of undergoing excitation in response to an adequate stimulus.

excitable

capable of rapid response to stimulus

ex·cit·a·ble

(ek-sī'tă-bĕl)
1. Capable of quick response to a stimulus; having potentiality for emotional arousal.
2. In neurophysiology, referring to a tissue, cell, or membrane capable of undergoing excitation in response to an adequate stimulus.

Patient discussion about excitable

Q. I am excited to know in what way diet helps in preventing osteoporosis? my mother is suspecting to be having osteoporosis. She regularly complains of leg pain. Upon consultation with the doctor it was found with low calcium in her blood. She was given calcium tablets and was told to increase in the diet rich in calcium. She is taking milk and yoghurt especially. She is not well yet but shows some improvement. I am excited to know in what way diet helps in preventing osteoporosis?

A. you see, our bones are a giant storage of calcium. our body needs a very steady concentration of calcium, if it'll be low the body will take it form your bones. if there's too much- it'll either build bones (but only if he'll think he needs too- that is where sport get in the picture)or you'll urinate it.any way, you rather have large amount of calcium in your diet then less. but it's not enough- sport and other medication can help.

Q. my wife is pregnant !!! i am so excited ! this is the first time out of many i hope !!! but i have concerns that i would like to share with the community here ... i am afraid of being a bad father , i am afraid i won't know how to be a father ... where do u start ... how do i support my wife after the though experince ... how do i take care of the child ... a lot of things a re running through my mind with no answer ,can any one help me to calm down ????

A. you won't be a perfect father but you'll try to be. that's what's important. thousands of years of evolution gave you the basics. you'll be fine :)
congratulations!!

Q. Hello everyone !!! are you excited with the swearing of Obama To presidency??? i sure am !!! may we all get a little joy and peaceful time wit hour fresh president ... and let us all wish him a great start and a chance to change our lives ... Good Luck Mr.President Obama !!!

A. well said Mrfoot65! May all the people in America receive the healthcare treatment they need. God bless.

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cried my excitable acquaintance, turning white, "don't thay you're again Habraham Latharuth
The second member of the party to land was a tall young man in white ducks, while directly behind came another elderly man with a very high forehead and a fussy, excitable manner.
My dear," said the general, "it seems to me that a sick-nurse would be of more use here than an excitable person like you.
Raoul blushed, and the excitable prince continued: "War is a distraction: we gain everything by it; we can only lose one thing by it - life - then so much the worse
Soames was a tall, spare man, of a nervous and excitable temperament.
They realised that the chief danger in aerial warfare from an excitable and intelligent public would be a clamour for local airships and aeroplanes to defend local interests.
A good many of the new lock-keepers, especially in the more crowded portions of the river, are excitable, nervous old men, quite unfitted for their post.
An Italian is self-assured because he is excitable and easily forgets himself and other people.
London, in the first days of spring, has buds that open and flowers that suddenly shake their petals--white, purple, or crimson--in competition with the display in the garden beds, although these city flowers are merely so many doors flung wide in Bond Street and the neighborhood, inviting you to look at a picture, or hear a symphony, or merely crowd and crush yourself among all sorts of vocal, excitable, brightly colored human beings.
You are of an excitable temper and want a sedative.
Norton was sensitive and excitable, though he never lost his head, while Kreis and Hamilton were like a pair of cold-blooded savages, seeking out tender places to prod and poke.
Michael possessed no trace of hysteria, though he was more temperamentally excitable and explosive than his blood-brother Jerry, while his father and mother were a sedate old couple indeed compared with him.