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1. A measurement of excitability of nervous or muscular tissue; the shortest duration of an effective electrical stimulus having a strength equal to twice the minimum strength required for excitation.
2. The minimum duration of electric current required to induce muscular contraction at a voltage of two times the threshold voltage.
3. The time interval needed to stimulate a nerve or muscle fiber electrically.
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