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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. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760063/all/impulse.
Impulse. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760063/all/impulse. Accessed November 18, 2019.
Impulse. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760063/all/impulse
Impulse [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760063/all/impulse.
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