The instrument with a positive and negative pole used to stimulate tissues or record the elecyrical activity. Also called a bipolar electrode. See microelectrode.

ELECTRODE: "Joe used electrodes to stimulate the frog's leg muscle."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ELECTRODE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/electrode/ (accessed February 26, 2021).