action current


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ac·tion cur·rent

an electrical current induced in muscle fibers when they are effectively stimulated; normally it is followed by contraction.

action current

ac·tion cur·rent

(ak'shŭn kŭr'rĕnt)
An electrical current induced in muscle fibers when they are effectively stimulated; normally it is followed by contraction.
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The net signal of the action current is nearly zero, as the phase shifts of depolarization and repolarization cancel.
In conclusion, we find that MRI measurements of action current in nerve are unlikely using current technology.
Magnetic measurement of action currents using magnetic resonance would be a significant diagnostic tool because it would allow true functional imaging of action currents using all the power and resolution of MRI.
2009) have attempted to calculate the magnetic field associated with action currents from first principles.

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