myogenic

adjective
myo·​gen·​ic | \ ˌmī-ə-ˈje-nik How to pronounce myogenic (audio) \

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

First Known Use of myogenic

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Myogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myogenic. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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myogenic

adjective
myo·​gen·​ic | \ ˌmī-ə-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce myogenic (audio) \
variants: also myogenous \ mī-​ˈäj-​ə-​nəs How to pronounce myogenic (audio) \

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 sense 2b

Other Words from myogenic

myogenicity \ -​jə-​ˈnis-​ət-​ē How to pronounce myogenic (audio) \ noun, plural myogenicities

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