Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Activation Threshold

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_45

The current level needed to initiate an action potential in a nerve fiber.

 Pain in Humans, Electrical Stimulation (Skin, Muscle and Viscera)

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