membrane expansion theory

mem·brane ex·pan·sion the·o·ry

that adsorption of anesthetics into membranes so alters membrane volume and/or configuration that membrane function is affected in such a way as to produce anesthesia.

mem·brane ex·pan·sion the·o·ry

(mem'brān eks-pan'shŭn thē'ŏr-ē)
That adsorption of anesthetics into membranes so alters membrane volume or configuration that membrane function is affected in such a way as to produce anesthesia.
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