Definition of electrotonic in English:

electrotonic

adjective

  • 1Electricity. Designating a modified state of an electrical conductor when subjected to a magnetic field. Now historical.

  • 2Physiology. Of, relating to, or characterized by electrotonus.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Michael Faraday (1791–1867), natural philosopher, scientific adviser, and Sandemanian. From electro- + tonic.

Pronunciation

electrotonic

/ɪˌlɛktrə(ʊ)ˈtɒnɪk/