nerve impulse definition

  • noun:
    • A wave of physical and chemical excitation along a nerve dietary fiber responding to a stimulus, accompanied by a transient improvement in electric potential into the membrane layer of the fiber.
    • The signal sent along a nerve fiber, either in response to a stimulus (such touch, pain or temperature), or as an instruction (such causing a muscle to contract).
    • the electrical release that travels along a nerve dietary fiber

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