Nerve excitability | definition of nerve excitability by Medical dictionary
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The property of a neuron to produce an action potential. This is a function of the permeability and the chemical and electrical state of the neuron cell membrane. Also, the intensity of electrical stimuli influences the excitability of the neuron.
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Nerve excitability properties in lower limb motor axons: evidence for a length-dependent gradient.
Altered motor nerve excitability in end- stage kidney disease Brain 2005;128:2164-74.
To the best of our knowledge, there are no published studies dealing with the effects of EOAZ on parameters related to nerve excitability
. This is thus a novel finding.
The nerve excitability
was assessed by the quantification of rheobase and chronaxy parameters.