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sal·ta·to·ry

(sal'tă-tō'rē),
Pertaining to, or characterized by, saltation.

sal·ta·to·ry

(sal'tă-tōr-ē)
Pertaining to, or characterized by, saltation.

saltatory

pertaining to or emanating from saltation.

saltatory conduction
the leaping action transfer of electric potential from node of Ranvier to node of Ranvier along a medullated nerve fiber instead of a steady flow along the length of the nerve.
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