reciprocal change

reciprocal change

a change detected electrocardiographically in a wall of the heart opposite the site of a myocardial infarction. In acute inferior wall infarction, reciprocal changes are considered a sign of more extensive myocardial damage.
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El Nino usually occurs at two to seven-year intervals and is usually followed by a La Nina, a reciprocal change brought on by a cooling of the waters in the Pacific.
This is the first demonstration of a reciprocal change in some functions at given levels of sex hormones," Kimura says.
ECG revealed ST elevation in leads I, aVL, and V2-5 and ST depression and T wave inversion in leads III and aVF, correlating to reciprocal changes of anterolateral ischemia [Figure 1].
But with the return the teachers had expected some reciprocal changes from Hamas which did not come.
While the researchers noted unique changes in the brainstem, striatum, and hippocampus with fluoxetine, they found a common pattern of reciprocal changes in specific cortical and paralimbic regions with both placebo and the active drug.
Their results indicated that complete reading cycles produced changes in the mothers' storybook reading patterns, and reciprocal changes were noted in the children's communicative performance.