Afterpotential | Article about afterpotential by The Free Dictionary
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A small positive or negative wave that follows and is dependent on the main spike potential, seen in the oscillograph tracing of an action potential passing along a nerve.
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Ca] shows a maximum for a potential (-60 mV) close to the most hyperpolarized value observed during the afterpotential following a burst.
The more rapidly decaying phase of the hyperpolarizing afterpotential following a CG driver potential (Fig.
Modeling the excitability of mammalian nerve fibers: influence of afterpotentials
on the recovery cycle.