Dictionary » L » Liminal



1. Pertaining to a threshold.

2. Pertaining to a stimulus just strong enough to excite a tissue, e.g., nerve or muscle.

Origin: L. Limen (limin-), a threshold

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,385 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link