DEPOLARIZATION

A reduction in the potential of a cell, usually a neuron. See action potential. Compare hyperpolarisation.

DEPOLARIZATION: "Depolarisation occurs when the cell membrane in stimulated or a nerve impulse is transmitted."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DEPOLARIZATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/depolarization/ (accessed September 4, 2020).
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