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 and Etymology of myogenic

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myogenic

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adjective myo·gen·ic \ˌmī-ə-ˈjen-ik\
variants: also

myogenous

\mī-ˈäj-ə-nəs\play

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

myogenicity

\-jə-ˈnis-ət-ē\play noun plural

myogenicities


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