ANODAL POLARIZATION

refers to the flowing of electrical current toward the positive pole, for example, in a nerve cell. Typically in this case, the current would flow from the inside out toward the positive pole located within the extracellular fluids that oppose the cell membrane.

ANODAL POLARIZATION: "Anodal polarization refers to the process whereby electrical current flows toward the extracellular fluid in nerve cells. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANODAL POLARIZATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anodal-polarization/ (accessed August 8, 2020).
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