GRADED POTENTIAL

neural potential not propagated but will decline with distance from a source. Includes receptor potentials, post synaptic potentials, subthreshold potentials. Compare action potential.

GRADED POTENTIAL: "A graded potential will decline with increased distance from the source."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GRADED POTENTIAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/graded-potential/ (accessed March 4, 2021).
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