ergotropic

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er·go·tro·pic

(er'gō-trop'ik),
The term introduced by W.R. Hess to denote those mechanisms and the functional status of the nervous system that favor the organism's capacity to expend energy, as distinguished from the trophotropic mechanisms promoting rest and reconstitution of energy stores. In general, the balance between ergotropic and trophotropic nervous mechanisms corresponds in large part to that between the sympathetic and parasympathetic subdivisions of the autonomic nervous system.
[ergo- + G. tropos, a turning]

ergotropic

[ur′gōtrop′ik]
1 pertaining to an activity or work state involving somatic muscle, sympathetic nervous system, and cortical alpha rhythm activity.
2 pertaining to the administration of medications or other therapies to energize the power of the body's blood and other tissues to resist infections.

er·go·tro·pic

(er'gō-trop'ik)
Mechanisms and the functional status of the nervous system that favor the organism's capacity to expend energy.
[ergo- + G. tropos, a turning]