myogenic


myo·gen·ic

adjective \-ˈje-nik\

Definition of MYOGENIC

:  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

myo·gen·ic

adjective \ˌmī-ə-ˈjen-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MYOGENIC

1
: originating in muscle <myogenic pain>
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
myo·ge·nic·i·ty \-jə-ˈnis-ət-ē\ noun, plural myo·ge·nic·i·ties

Variants of MYOGENIC

myo·gen·ic also my·og·e·nous \mī-ˈäj-ə-nəs\

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