triggered activity

[trĭgərd]

n.

One or a series of spontaneously generated heartbeats originating from an action potential that produces an after-depolarization that reaches activation threshold.

Nearby words

  1. trigger point,
  2. trigger warning,
  3. trigger word,
  4. trigger zone,
  5. trigger-happy,
  6. triggerfish,
  7. triggerman,
  8. triglyceride,
  9. triglyph,
  10. trigo


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