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af·ter·dis·charge

(af'ter-dis'charj),
Persistance of response of muscle or neural elements after cessation of stimulation. Myotonia is a clinical manifestation of prolonged muscle afterdischarge.

afterdischarge

(af″tĕr-dis″charj″)
The discharge of impulses from a reflex center after stimulation of the receptor has ceased. It results in prolongation of the response.

af·ter·dis·charge

, after-discharge (aftĕr-dischahrj)
Persistance of response of muscle or neural elements after cessation of stimulation. Myotonia is a clinical manifestation of prolonged muscle afterdischarge.
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Most of the patients revealed prolonged after-discharges following tibial nerve stimulation.
Presence of after-discharges was evaluated by stimulation of the right posterior tibial nerve by trains of 5 stimuli given at 0.
2] At the synapse, phenytoin decreases post-tetanic potentiation and repetitive after-discharge.