quantal

quantal
quan·tal 'kwänt-əl adj
1) of or relating to a quantum or to quanta (as of energy or a neurotransmitter) <\quantal release of acetylcholine>
2) being or relating to a sensitivity response marked by the presence or absence of a definite reaction <an all-or-none response to a stimulus is \quantal>

* * *

quan·tal (kwahnґtəl) 1. of or relating to quanta. 2. denoting an all-or-none response, one for which partial responses are undetectable or are not measured, or a procedure (a quantal assay) in which such a response is measured.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • quantal — [kwän′təl] adj. of or having to do with quanta or quantum mechanics …   English World dictionary

  • Quantal response equilibrium — infobox equilibrium name=Quantal response equilibrium subsetof = Bayes Nash equilibrium supersetof = Nash equilibrium, Logit equilibrium discoverer = Richard McKelvey and Thomas Palfrey usedfor = Non cooperative games example = Traveler s… …   Wikipedia

  • quantal mitosis — A controversial concept in cellular differentiation proposed by H. Holtzer and defined by him as a mitosis that yields daughter cells with metabolic options very different from those of the mother cell as opposed to proliferative mitoses in which …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • quantal phenomenon — kvantinis reiškinys statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. quantal phenomenon; quantum effect; quantum phenomenon vok. Quanteneffekt, m; Quantenerscheinung, f; Quantenphänomen, n rus. квантовое явление, n; квантовый эффект, m pranc. effet… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • quantal — adjective Date: 1933 1. [Latin quanti how many, plural of quantus] of, relating to, or having only two experimental alternatives (as dead or alive, all or none) 2. [quantum] of or relating to a quantum …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • quantal — /kwon tl/, adj. Physics. of or pertaining to quanta or quantum mechanics. [1915 20; QUANT(UM) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • quantal — adjective a) Of or pertaining to a quantum b) quantized …   Wiktionary

  • quantal — [ kwɒnt(ə)l] adjective technical composed of discrete units or quanta; varying in steps rather than continuously. Derivatives quantally adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • quantal — quan·tal …   English syllables

  • quantal — quan•tal [[t]ˈkwɒn tl[/t]] adj. phs of or pertaining to quanta or to quantum mechanics • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”