chronotropic

chronotropic

[kron-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik]
adjective
affecting the rate or timing of a physiologic process, as the heart rate.

Origin:
chrono- + -tropic

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chronotropic chron·o·trop·ic (krŏn'ə-trŏp'ĭk, -trō'pĭk)
adj.
Affecting the rate of rhythmic movements, such as the heartbeat.

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