antidromic


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antidromic

 [an″te-drom´ik]
conducting impulses in a direction opposite to the normal.

an·ti·drom·ic

(an'tē-drom'ik),
Denoting the propagation of an impulse along a conduction system (for example, nerve fiber) in the direction opposite to that which it normally travels.

antidromic

(ăn′tĭ-drŏm′ĭk)
adj.
Relating to the propagation of an impulse along an axon in a direction that is the reverse of normal.

an·ti·drom·ic

(an'tē-drom'ik)
Moving in the direction opposite to normal; said of impulses in nerves and in the conduction system of the heart.
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Carotid sinus massage or adenosine may terminate an antidromic AVRT.
Deep brain stimulation of the nucleus accumbens shell attenuates cocaine reinstatement through local and antidromic activation.
Calcium channel blockers, beta-blockers, and adenosine might be appropriate for patients with orthodromic PSVT but should be avoided in patients with antidromic PSVT, AF, or atrial flutter because these medications block AV node conduction and thus facilitate conduction down the bundle of Kent, which can result in potentially unstable arrhythmias.
In the axillary and prophyllar branching, the disposition of branches can follow a fight-hand or left-hand spiral; showing an antidromic arrangement.
Antidromic method was used in which recording of compound nerve action potential was done distally and stimulation of the nerve proximally.
Secondly, the direct activation of sensorimotor nerve fibers with orthodromic and antidromic conduction (Struppler et al., 2004).
(9) This phenomenon is caused by the release of proinflammatory mediators peripherally via antidromic mechanisms to create a localized inflammatory response in the receptive field of the affected nociceptor.
F wave is a late response resulting from antidromic activation of motor neurons involving conduction to and from spinal cord and occurs at interface between peripheral and central nervous systems.
Such variances may be attributed to ocular irritation after jelly instillation and tip of ultrasound probe, which may reduce intraocular pressure values, consequently reducing anterior chamber depth due to antidromic stimuli (KROHNE et al, 1988).
For example, make sure that when an expert says "neural antidromic mechanism," jurors understand that it means "nerve impulses going the wrong way."