damping of muscle response resulting from application of a series of rapidly repeated stimuli to the motor nerve where less frequent stimulation produces muscle response.
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Wedensky,Nikolai I. (Vvdenskii), Russian neurophysiologist, 1852-1922.
Wedensky effect - a relatively long enhancing effect following application of a maximal shock or stimulus to a neuromuscular preparation.
Wedensky facilitation - the additive effect of a series of electric shocks.
Wedensky inhibition - inhibition of muscle response as a result of a series of rapidly repeated stimuli to the motor nerve.
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