chronotrope

chronotrope

(krō'nō-trōp),
A substance that alters the rate of a regularly recurring phenomenon such as the heartbeat.
[chrono- + G. tropē, a turning, change]
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The main, and I would say defining, characteristic of the superhero chronotrope that Watchmen retains is what Bakhtin describes as the fact that a hero cannot "by his very nature, be a part of the everyday life" (121).
The patient had a prolonged stay in the ICU and required continuous inotropes and chronotropes support.
(7.) Carrie Bowen-Mercer, "Dancing the Chronotropes of Power: The Road to Survival in Linda Hogans Power," in From the Center of Tradition: Critical Perspectives on Linda Hogan, ed.
Patients should be instructed to avoid high doses of caffeine and other chronotropes the morning of the study.