[ UK /ɛksˌaɪtəbˈɪlɪti/ ]
- being easily excited
- excessive sensitivity of an organ or body part
How To Use excitability In A Sentence
- Serotonin has been demonstrated to enhance excitability and spike output in vertebrate and invertebrate neurons, and it has been suggested that the underlying mechanism may be a decrease in potassium conductance.
- ASD is not new, but it has never been widely accepted because there is no evidence linking the behaviors Dr. Kinsbourne attributed to overarousal to physiological measurements of hyperexcitability. Autism Hub
- Diffusion of ions across membranes determines the electrical excitability of nerve and muscle, the contraction of muscle fibers, and the secretion of hormones and neurotransmitters by many different cells.
- In this case by clearing heat and detoxifying it helps calm excitability just as Western skullcap detoxifies drugs and other toxins from the blood that perpetuate addictive tendencies and unrest.
- While further work to examine voltage activated channels and membrane excitability in the chromist, alveolate and protozoan groups is clearly required, the simplest explanation for the presence of voltage activated Na PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles
- Halligan's excitability might seem to be her greatest handicap in anchoring a studio-based gabfest.
- Heart Rate Variability (HRV) is a marker of performance of the excitability of Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS) and Parasympathetic Nervous System (PNS).
- The caloric reaction for the first time provided otology with a method of investigation of the excitability of the vestibular apparatus which can be used in practically all cases. Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1914 - Presentation
- Yet every mention of the word Palestine induced a kind of Pavlovian excitability among the attendees. Notable & Quotable
- This has led to the hypothesis that this treatment may be helpful in dampening that lateralized hyperexcitability.