reaction of degeneration
n : the reaction to electric stimulation that occurs in muscles in which the nerves have undergone degeneration and that consists in severe cases of a sluggish response to galvanic stimulation of the muscle and no response to faradic stimulation of the muscle or to galvanic or faradic stimulation of the nerve - abbr. RD .
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