HyperDic: nervous_impulse

English > 1 sense of the expression nervous impulse:
NOUNeventnervous impulse, nerve impulse, neural impulse, impulsethe electrical discharge that travels along a nerve fiber
English > nervous impulse: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningThe electrical discharge that travels along a nerve fiber.
Synonymsnerve impulse, neural impulse, impulse
Narroweraction potentialThe local voltage change across the cell wall as a nerve impulse is transmitted
Broaderelectrical dischargeA discharge of electricity
Spanishimpulso nervioso
Catalanimpuls nerviós

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