antidromic

adjective
an·ti·drom·ic | \ˌan-ti-ˈdrä-mik \

Definition of antidromic 

: proceeding or conducting in a direction opposite to the usual one used especially of a nerve impulse or fiber

Other Words from antidromic

antidromically \-mi-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

First Known Use of antidromic

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for antidromic

anti- + Greek dromos racecourse, running — more at dromedary

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antidromic

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

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

Other Words from antidromic

antidromically \-i-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

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