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cardioinhibitory

adjective car·dio·in·hib·i·to·ry \ ˌkärd-ē-(ˌ)ō-in-ˈhib-ə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr- \

medical Definition of cardioinhibitory

:interfering with or slowing the normal sequence of events in the cardiac cycle
  • the cardioinhibitory center of the medulla

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