POSTTETANIC POTENTIATION (PTP)

the escalation in postsynaptic potential induced in target neurons by a sole action potential subsequent to the elicitation of a tetanus in the presynaptic neuron.

POSTTETANIC POTENTIATION (PTP): "The results show that the PTP in trials 4 and 7 are quite significant."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "POSTTETANIC POTENTIATION (PTP)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/posttetanic-potentiation-ptp/ (accessed June 1, 2020).
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