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dec·re·ment

(dek'rĕ-ment),
1. Decrease.
See also: decremental conduction.
2. Decrease in conduction velocity at a particular point; a result of altered properties at that point.
See also: decremental conduction.
[L. decrementum, fr. decresco, to decrease]
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dec·re·ment

(dek'rĕ-měnt)
1. Decrease.
2. Decrease in conduction velocity at a particular point; a result of altered properties at that point.
See also: decremental conduction
[L. decrementum, fr. decresco, to decrease]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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