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  1. (physics) The property of an electric circuit or its element that permits it to store charge, defined as the ratio of stored charge to potential over that element or circuit (Q/V); SI unit: farad (F).
  2. (physics) An element of an electrical circuit exhibiting capacitance.
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Reactance, however, is a measure of the type of opposition to AC electricity due to capacitance or inductance.
This method relies on the assumption that the stray capacitance and membrane conductance are negligible.
The equivalent electrical circuit consists of resistive and capacitance elements.
You can increase the capacitance of a capacitor by making the plates larger.
If you did not do anything with the flyback, gradually the internal capacitance will become shorted and you will need to refurbish the flyback.
A bilayer electrophysiological setup allowed for measurements of membrane conductance and capacitance.

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