Dr. Morgan also found that the metronomic effect is often associated with early heart disease and even sudden death.
metronomic therapy is a quintessential financial orphan, Vikas Sukhatme says.
Six years later, the approach would be dubbed “metronomic therapy” by another researcher.
mechanical musical time-keeper, 1815, coined in English from comb. form of Greek metron "measure" (see meter (n.2)) + -nomos "regulating," verbal adjective of nemein "to regulate" (see numismatics). The device invented 1815 by Johann Maelzel (1772-1838), German civil engineer and showman. Related: Metronomic.