chronotropism


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Related to chronotropism: negative chronotropism

chronotropism

 [kro-not´ro-pizm]
interference with regularity of a periodical movement, such as the heart's action.

chro·not·ro·pism

(kro-not'rō-pizm),
Modification of the rate of a periodic movement, for example, the heartbeat, through some external influence.
[chrono- + G. tropē, turn, change]

chronotropism

/chro·not·ro·pism/ (kro-not´ro-pizm) interference with regularity of a periodical movement, such as the heart's action.chronotro´pic

chronotropism

[krənot′rəpiz′əm]
Etymology: Gk, chronos + trepein, to turn
the act or process of affecting the regularity of a periodic function, especially interference with the rate of the heartbeat. chronotropic, adj.

chro·not·ro·pism

(krō-not'rō-pizm)
Modification of the rate of a periodic movement, e.g., the heartbeat, through some external influence.
[chrono- + G. tropē, turn, change]

chronotropism

interference with regularity of a periodical movement, such as the heart's action.