metergasis

metergasis

An obsolete term for an alteration in function; e.g., dysfunction.
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metergasis

(mĕt″ĕr-gā′sĭs) [Gr. meta, change, + ergon, work]
Change or alteration in function.
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Myotility and haemodynamics can be evaluated through many kinds of indexes, and the changes in LVEDP can be used to measure ventricular metergasis. The increase in LVEDP directly represents the increase in cardiac preload and also indirectly reflects the impairment of cardiac diastolic function.