Overview

absolute refractory period


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A refractory period (2), lasting up to 2 milliseconds after the onset of an action potential, during which no stimulus (5) can initiate another nerve impulse in the neuron. Compare relative refractory period.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Psychology.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.