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Chronaxy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Chronaxy
Tree Number(s)
E05.723.402.201
G07.265.175
G11.561.175
Unique ID
D002907
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002907
Scope Note
The shortest duration of an electrical stimulus where the threshold amplitude is twice the rheobase - the minimum required for eliciting an ACTION POTENTIAL at any time period. It is a measure of the excitability of nerve or muscle tissue, and is characteristic of types and/or condition of the nerve or muscle cells in the tissue.
Entry Term(s)
Chronaxie
Public MeSH Note
70
History Note
70(65)
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2014/06/16
Chronaxy Preferred
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