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Descriptor English:   Chronaxy 
Descriptor Spanish:   Cronaxia 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Cronaxia 
Synonyms English:   Chronaxie  
Tree Number:   E05.723.402.201
Definition English:   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. 
History Note English:   70(65) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
DE drug effects GE genetics
IM immunology PH physiology
RE radiation effects  
Record Number:   2934 
Unique Identifier:   D002907 

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