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potentiation

Saltos de línea: po¦tenti|ation

Definición de potentiation en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] Physiology
The increase in strength of nerve impulses along pathways which have been used previously, either short-term or long-term.
Example sentences
  • This increased strength, termed long-term potentiation, can be, despite its name, relatively short-lived.
  • Researchers believe these synaptic changes, called long-term potentiation or LTP, are the basis for learning in the brain.
  • We hypothesized that in these patients theophylline, a drug that stabilizes breathing, may affect short-term potentiation.

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