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A measurement of excitability of nervous or muscular tissue; the shortest duration of an effective electrical stimulus having a strength equal to twice the minimum strength required for excitation.

Synonyms: chronaxia, chronaxis, chronaxy.

Origin: G. Chronos, time, + axia, value

(05 Mar 2000)

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