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orthodromic


orthodromic

adj or·tho·drom·ic \ˌr-thə-ˈdräm-ik\

Definition of ORTHODROMIC

1
:  proceeding or conducting in a normal direction—used especially of a nerve impulse or fiber <orthodromic neural stimulation>
2
:  characterized by orthodromic conduction <in orthodromic tachycardia, the atrial impulse conducts in an antegrade direction from the atria through the AV node—Norris Lai & Melvyn Rubenfire>
or·tho·drom·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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