Anrep phenomenon

An·rep phe·nom·e·non

(ahn'rep),
homeometric autoregulation of the heart whereby cardiac performance improves as the afterload (systolic wall stress) is increased.

An·rep phe·nom·e·non

(ahn'rep fĕ-nom'ĕ-non)
Homeometric autoregulation of the heart whereby cardiac performance improves as the afterload (aortic pressure) is increased.

Anrep,

G.V., 20th century Lebanese physiologist in Britain.
Anrep phenomenon - homeometric autoregulation of the heart whereby cardiac performance improves as the aortic pressure is increased.

Anrep phenomenon

the increase in ventricular volume that results when aortic resistance is increased.