hypoexcitable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hypo- +‎ excitable

Adjective[edit]

hypoexcitable (not comparable)

  1. Less than normally excitable
    • 2015 August 26, “Age-Related Changes in Pre- and Postsynaptic Partners of the Cholinergic C-Boutons in Wild-Type and SOD1 G93A Lumbar Motoneurons”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0135525:
      In the trigeminal motor nucleus of SOD1 mice for example, a subset of slow type MNs exhibits a hypoexcitable shift in rheobase compared to wild type MNs. In contrast, other slow type MNs undergo a hyperexcitable shift in rheobase similar to fast type MNs [42 ].