action potential

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the local voltage change across the cell wall as a nerve impulse is transmitted

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This study demonstrates that EOAZ depresses the amplitude and conduction velocity of the compound action potential (CAP) of the sciatic nerve.
Effects of terpineol on the compound action potential of the rat sciatic nerve.
7,8] They found that perfusion of air into the scala tympani resulted in a drastic decrease in the cochlear microphonics and in the amplitude of the compound action potential.
ADNS-300, CE marked, is able not only to stimulate but also to record compound action potentials from the vagus nerve, using this information to potentially personalize the therapy and provide an improved outcome.
81,88,89) We obtained baseline levels of compound action potentials and cochlear microphonic thresholds in the guinea pigs, and then randomly assigned them to one of three groups: