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microelectrode


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n. an extremely fine wire used as an electrode to measure the electrical activity in small areas of tissue. Microelectrodes can be used for recording the electrical changes that occur in the membranes of cells, such as those of nerve and muscle.

Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Medicine and Health.


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