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myogenic

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adjective myo·gen·ic \-ˈje-nik\

Definition of myogenic

  1. :  taking place or functioning in ordered rhythmic fashion because of the inherent properties of cardiac muscle rather than specific neural stimuli <a myogenic heartbeat>



Origin of myogenic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1904


Medical Dictionary

myogenic

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adjective myo·gen·ic \ˌmī-ə-ˈjen-ik\

Medical Definition of myogenic

  1. 1:  originating in muscle <myogenic pain>

  2. 2:  taking place or functioning in ordered rhythmic fashion because of inherent properties of cardiac muscle rather than by reason of specific neural stimuli <a myogenic heartbeat>—compare neurogenic 2b

  3. myo·ge·nic·i·ty \-jə-ˈnis-ət-ē\play noun, plural myo·ge·nic·i·ties



Variants of myogenic

also my·og·e·nous \mī-ˈäj-ə-nəs\play

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