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electrode

 [e-lek´trōd]
either of two terminals of an electrically conducting system or cell; specifically, the uninsulated portion of a lead that is in direct contact with the body.
active electrode therapeutic electrode.
calomel electrode one capable of both collecting and giving up chloride ions in neutral or acidic aqueous media, consisting of mercury in contact with mercurous chloride; used as a reference electrode in pH measurements.
depolarizing electrode an electrode that has a resistance greater than that of the portion of the body enclosed in the circuit.
hydrogen electrode an electrode made by depositing platinum black on platinum and then allowing it to absorb hydrogen gas to saturation; used in determination of hydrogen ion concentration.
indifferent electrode one larger than a therapeutic electrode, dispersing electrical stimulation over a larger area.
point electrode an electrode having on one end a metallic point; used in applying current.
therapeutic electrode one smaller than an indifferent electrode, producing electrical stimulation in a concentrated area; called also active electrode.

ac·tive e·lec·trode

a small electrode with an exciting effect that is used to stimulate or record potentials from a localized area.

active electrode

Etymology: Gk, elektron, amber, hodos, way
an electrode that is applied at a specific point to produce stimulation in a concentrated area in electrotherapy or electrocautery.

ac·tive e·lec·trode

(aktiv ē-lektrōd)
Small electrode with an exciting effect used to stimulate or record localized potentials.

electrode

either of two terminals of an electrically conducting system or cell.

active electrode
therapeutic electrode.
calomel electrode
one capable of both collecting and giving up chloride ions in neutral or acidic aqueous media, consisting of mercury in contact with mercurous chloride; used as a reference electrode in pH measurements.
depolarizing electrode
an electrode that has a resistance greater than that of the portion of the body enclosed in the circuit.
hydrogen electrode
an electrode made by depositing platinum black on platinum and then allowing it to absorb hydrogen gas to saturation; used in determination of hydrogen ion concentration.
indifferent electrode
one larger than a therapeutic electrode, dispersing electrical stimulation over a larger area.
point electrode
an electrode having on one end a metallic point; used in applying current.
therapeutic electrode
one smaller than an indifferent electrode, producing electrical stimulation in a concentrated area; called also active electrode.
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Here, the input is given in the two end of active electrode and the corresponding output is get from the two DCCs which is feedback to the active electrode.
Stimulation point (S1): The cathode was placed 8 cm proximal to the active electrode (measured in a straight line with the ankle in central position) and slightly posterior to the medial malleolus.
Taking into account mutual influences, for active electrode 3 we have potential
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If sterility is an issue, the active electrode should be disconnected from the main unit with the lead, and the whole system should be replaced with a new sterile set.
Active electrode at proximal interphalangeal joint of the 2nd digit.
The working electrode on the device was comprised of nine active electrode areas that were exposed to the medium/cells solution.
The manufacturing method of the electrodes can also affect the performance of active electrodes.
The active electrode was placed in front of the labia majus due to a lack of vaginal electrode, and the patient was asked to cross her legs in order to hold the electrode in place with the adductor muscles.
A device called the active electrode monitoring system (Electroscope Inc.
Atkinson to Florence Fusalba (UQAM) for her work 'Polythiophene Derivatives as Active Electrode Material in Electrochemical Supercapacitors'.
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