Bowditch effect


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Bow·ditch ef·fect

(bō'dich),
homeometric autoregulation of cardiac function induced by changing heart rate.

Bowditch,

Henry P., U.S. physiologist, 1840-1911.
Bowditch effect - homeometric autoregulation of cardiac function induced by changing heart rate.
Bowditch law - consistently total response to any effective stimulus. Synonym(s): all or none law