dromotropic


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dromotropic

 [dro″mo-trop´ik]
affecting conductivity of a nerve fiber.

dromotropic

/drom·o·tro·pic/ (-tro´pik) affecting conductivity of a nerve fiber.

dromotropic

an agent that influences the conduction of electrical impulses. A positive dromotropic agent enhances the conduction of electrical impulses to the heart.

dro·mo·tro·pic

(drom'ō-trō'pik)
Influencing the velocity of conduction of excitation, as in nerve or cardiac muscle fibers.
[G. dromos, a running, + tropē, a turn]

dromotropic

pertaining to dromotropy.
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When only chronotropic and dromotropic effects are used as markers, the effects of fibers projecting on to atrial tissue remote from the sinus node or the AV node may be overlooked.
The established positive inotropic and dromotropic effects were most distinctive for OA and MM.
The evaluation of inotropic and dromotropic effects and lengthening of the action potential duration was based on the computer analyses of ECG.
The positive inotropic and dromotropic effects are presented in Table 3, with OA and UA having the highest activity at the medium dose of 40 mg/kg.