electrophysiology
noun Date: 1838 1. physiology that is concerned with the electrical aspects of physiological phenomena 2. electrical phenomena associated with a physiological process (as the function of a body or bodily part) <
electrophysiology of the eye
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electrophysiological also electrophysiologic adjectiveelectrophysiologically adverbelectrophysiologist noun

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  • Electrophysiology — (from Greek gr. ἥλεκτρον, ēlektron , amber [see the etymology of electron ] ; gr. φύσις, physis , nature, origin ; and gr. λογία, logia ) is the study of the electrical properties of biological cells and tissues. It involves measurements of… …   Wikipedia

  • electrophysiology — [ē lek΄trō fiz΄ē äl′ə jē, ilek΄trō fiz΄ē äl′ə jē; ē lek΄trə fiz΄ē äl′ə jē, i lek΄trəfiz΄ē äl′ə jē] n. 1. the study of the electrical properties of living cells 2. the study of the production of electric currents by living organisms… …   English World dictionary

  • electrophysiology — The branch of science concerned with electrical phenomena that are associated with physiologic processes. Electrical phenomena are prominent in neurons and effectors. * * * elec·tro·phys·i·ol·o·gy i .lek trō .fiz ē äl ə jē n, pl gies 1)… …   Medical dictionary

  • electrophysiology — “+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary electr + physiology 1. : a branch of physiology that is concerned with the electric phenomena associated with living bodies and involved in their functional activity 2. : electric phenomena… …   Useful english dictionary

  • electrophysiology — electrophysiological /i lek troh fiz ee euh loj i keuhl/, electrophysiologic, adj. electrophysiologically, adv. electrophysiologist, n. /i lek troh fiz ee ol euh jee/, n. the branch of physiology dealing with the electric phenomena associated… …   Universalium

  • electrophysiology — noun The branch of physiology that studies the electrical activity of organisms …   Wiktionary

  • electrophysiology — n. branch of physiology that studies electrical activity connected to the body and its functions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • electrophysiology — [ɪˌlɛktrəʊfɪzɪ ɒlədʒi] noun the branch of physiology concerned with electrical phenomena such as nerve impulses. Derivatives electrophysiological adjective electrophysiologically adverb electrophysiologist noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • electrophysiology — e•lec•tro•phys•i•ol•o•gy [[t]ɪˌlɛk troʊˌfɪz iˈɒl ə dʒi[/t]] n. med the branch of physiology dealing with the electric phenomena associated with the body and its functions • Etymology: 1880–85 e•lec tro•phys i•o•log′i•cal əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl adj. e•lec… …   From formal English to slang

  • electrophysiology — /əˌlɛktroʊfɪziˈɒlədʒi/ (say uh.lektrohfizee oluhkee), /i / (say ee ) noun the study of the electrical properties of biological cells and tissues. –electrophysiologist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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