Definition of electrogenic in English:

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electrogenic

Pronunciation: /əˌlektrōˈjenik/

adjective

Physiology
Producing a change in the electrical potential of a cell.
Example sentences
  • As far as is known, 4 - Cl-IAA has never been examined for its ability to regulate electrogenic activity of the cell.
  • Because the pump transfers electrical charge in this way, it is said to be electrogenic.
  • For example, the transport of an added ion could be electrically neutral, resulting in no change in membrane potential, but the accumulation of the ion or a cotransported species then stimulates an electrogenic transport system.
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