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antidromic

[an-ti-drom-ik] /ˌæn tɪˈdrɒm ɪk/
adjective, Physiology
1.
conducting nerve impulses in a direction opposite to the usual one.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; anti- + -drome + -ic
Related forms
antidromically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for antidromic

antidromic

/ˌæntɪˈdrɒmɪk/
adjective
1.
(of nerve fibres) conducting nerve impulses in a direction opposite to normal
Word Origin
from anti- + Greek dromos course
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antidromic in Medicine

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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