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[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.
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 December 7, 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 December 07]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760063/all/enteroceptive_impulse.
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