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If these mice were engineered to overexpress MEF2 at a young age, they displayed neither the excessive neuronal excitability nor the cognitive impairments that the protein usually produces later in life.

By inserting genes into the brain to increase or decrease neuron excitability, the researchers learned that the most excited neurons in the area will become part of the engram.

The reflex excitability is lowered and the sensibility diminished.

It had been a brilliant brain, and that very excitability that had lent its brilliance was fatal to it now.

Here we may see the universal transition from sensibility to acute excitability which is a source of many quarrels.

The climate of Florida is also of peculiar advantage in all diseases attended by nervous excitability.

Whether they recognize each other by touch or by their mutual excitability I do not know.


On this page you'll find 709 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to excitability, such as: affection, anger, concern, desire, despair, and empathy.

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