the update in electric probability that circulates ahead in a cell during the course of the transmission of a nerve impulse or the shrinkage of a muscle. It is evident by an accelerated, transient depolarization of the cell

ACTION POTENTIAL (AP): "The action potential of a cell is comprised of my stages, one of which is the refractory period."
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