chronotropy

chronotropy

affecting a time or rate, as in heart rate.
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L-NAME in combination with DECC did not change the negative inotropy, negative chronotropy and the decrease in coronary flow induced by DECC.
S-(-)-cathinone and its major metabolite S-(-)-norephedrine caused coronary vasoconstriction, negative inotropy and negative chronotropy in guinea-pig-isolated perfused hearts (Al-Motarreb & Broadley 2003).
Positive chronotropy is reported in both human and isolated tissue studies.
The effects of thyroid hormone on the cardiovascular system are myriad and include an increase in inotropy, chronotropy, and preload, and a reduction in afterload.