Origin of antidromic
anti- + Greek dromos racecourse, running — more at dromedary
First Known Use: 1895
Medical Definition of antidromic
1: proceeding or conducting in a direction opposite to the usual one—used especially of a nerve impulse or fiber <antidromic action potentials>
2: characterized by antidromic conduction <antidromic tachycardia in which impulses travel from the ventricle to the atrium via the atrioventricular node>
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