Synonyms and Antonyms for refractory-period

1. refractory period (n.)

(neurology) the time after a neuron fires or a muscle fiber contracts during which a stimulus will not evoke a response

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2. refractory (n.)

lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace

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3. refractory (adj.)

not responding to treatment

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4. refractory (adj.)

temporarily unresponsive or not fully responsive to nervous or sexual stimuli

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5. refractory (adj.)

stubbornly resistant to authority or control

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6. period (n.)

an amount of time

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7. period (n.)

the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

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8. period (n.)

a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations

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9. period (n.)

(ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games

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10. period (n.)

the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause

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