antidromic

antidromic

[an-ti-drom-ik]
adjective Physiology.
conducting nerve impulses in a direction opposite to the usual one.

Origin:
1905–10; anti- + -drome + -ic

antidromically, adverb
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antidromic (ˌæntɪˈdrɒmɪk)
 
adj
(of nerve fibres) conducting nerve impulses in a direction opposite to normal
 
[from anti- + Greek dromos course]

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antidromic an·ti·drom·ic (ān'tĭ-drŏm'ĭk)
adj.
Relating to the propagation of an impulse along an axon in a direction that is the reverse of normal.

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