depolarization depolarization

Definition(s):

  • (n) a loss of polarity or polarization

Usage(s):

  1. Actually, there has been something of a depolarization over the racial issue, at least among many Northern and Southern whites.
  2. Confusingly, Giulietta's perceptions grow so extravagantly heightened that they blur the line between reality and fantasy, and depolarization occurs.

News

  • Catalyst Pharma rises on positive outcome in Firdapse cardiac safety trial

    Catalyst Pharmaceutical ( CPRX ) rallies 15% premarket. The company says a jointly funded study with BioMarin ( BMRN ) to examine the cardiac safety of Firdapse hit its primary endpoint. "At and above therapeutic levels, there was no effect of Firdapse on heart rate or cardiac depolarization," CPRX says. The company hopes the results "will continue to work toward making Firdapse available to ...
    on January 8, 2014     Source: Seeking Alpha

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