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spike

 [spīk]
1. a sharp upward deflection in a curve or tracing, as on the encephalogram.
2. the attachment of an intravenous infusion set to the bag containing the solution.

spike

(spīk),
1. A brief electrical event of 3-25 milliseconds that gives the appearance in the electroencephalogram of a rising and falling vertical line.
2. In electrophoresis, a sharply angled upward deflection on a densitometric tracing.
Drug slang noun A needle used to inject a drug
verb To inject a drug
Endocrinology See Insulin spike
Infectious disease noun A popular term for a sharply defined febrile peak
verb To develop a sharp febrile peak in temperature
Lab medicine noun A sharp peak in the or-region of a serum or urine protein electrophoresis, most common in malignant lymphoproliferative disorders—e.g., myeloma, Waldenström’s macroglobulinaemia, and monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance; spikes indicate monoclonality unless proven otherwise; spikes may not be seen if the Ig production is normally very low, as in IgD and IgE myelomas—the spike is obscured by the curves corresponding to more abundant IgG, IgA and IgM
Medspeak verb To place vascular access tubing into the appropriate port in an infusion bag—e.g., with Ringer’s solution
Neurology A sharply defined depolarisation on EEG
Pathology A term for a dense wedge-shaped plug of parakeratotic cells with a high nuclear:cytoplasmic ratio which may be seen overlying dyskaryotic cells, but may also be seen in trauma, HPV infection and after childbirth
Renal pathology A term for needle-like deposits of basement membrane material within the mesangial matrix in early membranous glomerulonephropathy, best seen with a PAS stain
Virology A projection on the surface of the virus that may be seen by electron microscopy, which corresponds to hemagglutinin or neuraminidase on the coat of influenza viruses

spike

noun Drug slang A needle for injecting a drug verb To inject a drug  Endocrinology See Insulin spike Infectious disease A popular term for a sharply defined febrile peak Neurology A sharply defined depolarization on EEG Virology A projection on the surface of the virus seen by EM, corresponding to hemagglutinin or neuraminidase on the coat of a virus verb Clinical medicine To place vascular access tubing into the appropriate port in an infusion bag–eg, containing Ringer's solution Infectious disease To develop a sharp febrile peak.

spike

(spīk)
1. A brief electrical event of 3-25 milliseconds that gives the appearance in the electroencephalogram of a rising and falling vertical line.
2. electrophoresis A sharply angled upward deflection on a densitometric tracing.

spike

a raceme of SESSILE (2) flowers, as found in the plantain and the spotted orchid.

spike

(spīk)
Brief electrical event of 3-25 msec that gives appearance in electroencephalogram of a rising and falling vertical line.
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It is shown by the measurement of STN spiking that both tonic and burst patterns exist [16].
Under constant current, these neurons spike with high frequency until they reach a maximum frequency and after that they have a resting state until they start spiking in a stable mode.
STN Neurons Spiking Patterns due to Dopamine Depletion and Parkinson's Disease
This [n.sub.H] parameter modification in case of dopamine depletion along with faster decay time due to low value of [[tau].sub.H] guarantees enough time for the transition of tonic spiking into burst firing patterns.
This work presented a mathematical model to generate various neuronal spiking patterns.
The burst spiking pattern would be repeated by a depolarization phase due to calcium shortage.
This will also further help us figure out how we can change parameters, aiming at changing the spiking patterns, as declared in Table 4.
Learning with teacher of spiking neuron in spatial-temporal impulse pattern detection task (in Russian).
Using of informational characteristics of impulse signals stream for spiking neurons learning (in Russian).
'However, Safer Swansea acknowledges that the issue does raise concern amongst revellers and takes drink spiking extremely seriously.
The other drink spiking incidents in Gwent took place in clubs or pubs in Newport.