amplitude is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Nursing Central is the award-winning, complete mobile solution for nurses and students. Look up information on diseases, tests, and procedures; then consult the database with 5,000+ drugs or refer to 65,000+ dictionary terms. Explore these free sample topics:

Nursing Central

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --


[L. amplitudo]

1. Amount, extent, size, abundance, or fullness.
2. In physics, the extent of movement, as of a pendulum or sound wave. The maximum displacement of a particle, as that of a string vibrating, as measured from the mean to the extreme.
3. Magnitude of an action potential.
4. In radiography, the extent of tube travel during tomography.

-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or purchase a subscription --