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orthodromic

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adjective or·tho·drom·ic \ˌȯr-thə-ˈdräm-ik\

Medical Definition of orthodromic

  1. 1:  proceeding or conducting in a normal direction—used especially of a nerve impulse or fiber orthodromic neural stimulation

  2. 2:  characterized by orthodromic conduction in orthodromic tachycardia, the atrial impulse conducts in an antegrade direction from the atria through the AV node—Norris Lai & Melvyn Rubenfire

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