HyperDic: neural_impulse

English > 1 sense of the expression neural impulse:
NOUNeventneural impulse, nerve impulse, nervous impulse, impulsethe electrical discharge that travels along a nerve fiber
English > neural impulse: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningThe electrical discharge that travels along a nerve fiber.
Synonymsnerve impulse, nervous 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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