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antidromic


antidromic

adj an·ti·dro·mic \ˌant-i-ˈdräm-ik, -ˈdrōm-\

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>
an·ti·dro·mi·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
February 27, 2015
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