What is chronaxie ? How is it related to excitability ?« Back to Questions List

Posted by Tarik Paik
Asked on December 3, 2018 12:38 pm

The minimum time through which twice rheobase with the strength of stimulus has to be applied to produce a response is called chronaxie. It denotes the excitability of excitable tissue. Chronaxie and excitability are inversely related. The more excitable the tissue, the less is the chronaxie. The chronaxie of the nerve is much less than the muscle. This is because the nerve is more excitable than the muscle. Of the muscles, skeletal muscles has less chronaxie compared to smooth muscle.

Posted by aalkhadiza
Answered On December 3, 2018 12:39 pm