bathmotropic

bathmotropic

 [bath″mo-trop´ik]
influencing the response of tissue to stimuli.

bath·mo·tro·pic

(bath'mō-trō'pik)
Influencing nervous and muscular irritability in response to stimuli.
[G. bathmos, threshold, + tropē, a turning]

bathmotropic

(bath″mŏ-trop′ik) [Gr. bathmos, a step + -tropic]
Pert. to the excitability of nerves or muscles, esp. to the ability of heart muscles to be stimulated by the nerves that innervate them.