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Related to demarcation potential: injury potential
the difference in potential recorded when one electrode is placed on intact nerve fibers or muscle fibers and the other electrode is placed on the injured ends of the same fibers; the intact portion is positive with reference to the injured portion.
Synonym(s): injury potential
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The difference in electrical potential between an intact longitudinal surface and the injured end of a muscle or nerve. Synonym: injury potential
See also: potential
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