car·​dio·​in·​hib·​i·​to·​ry ˌkärd-ē-(ˌ)ō-in-ˈhib-ə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr- How to pronounce cardioinhibitory (audio)
: interfering with or slowing the normal sequence of events in the cardiac cycle
the cardioinhibitory center of the medulla

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“Cardioinhibitory.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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