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(ĭm′pŭls″ )

[L. impulsus, outward pressure, shock]

1. The act of driving onward with sudden force.
SEE: conation
2. An incitement of the mind, prompting an unpremeditated act, e.g., impulse buying.
3. In physiology, a change transmitted through certain tissues, esp. nerve fibers and muscles, resulting in physiological activity or inhibition.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Impulse." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760063/all/enteroceptive_impulse.
Impulse. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760063/all/enteroceptive_impulse. Accessed July 22, 2019.
Impulse. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760063/all/enteroceptive_impulse
Impulse [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 22]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760063/all/enteroceptive_impulse.
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