Definition of Antidromic

1. Adjective. Conducting nerve impulses in a direction opposite to normal.

Category relationships: Physiology
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Definition of Antidromic

1. Adjective. (context: of a nerve impulse) flowing in the opposite direction from normal ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Antidromic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Antidromic

1. Performing a nerve conduction study in such a manner that the nerve impulse is being propagated in a direction opposite to that in which the nerve fibre ordinarily conducts. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antidromic

antidotal
antidotally
antidotaries
antidotary
antidote
antidoted
antidotes
antidotical
antidoting
antidots
antidown
antidraft
antidrilling
antidrink
antidrinking
antidromic (current term)
antidromically
antidromous
antidrought
antidrug
antidrugs
antidumping
antidune
antidunes
antidust
antidyon
antidyons
antidysenteric
antidysenterics
antidyskinetic

Literary usage of Antidromic

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1. A Text-book of physiology for medical students and physicians by William Henry Howell (1913)
"Vasodilatation Due to antidromic Impulses. ... therefore, si stimulated they must conduct the impulses in a direction opposite to normal—antidromic. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"Physiologists have, however, looked askance on this conception of antidromic impulses, even as a working hypothesis. * Baylies, Journal of Physiology, 1901, ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"Iris and Rushes, when grown by branching of a common root-stock, become antidromic, as if they were produced from seeds. This shows an unexpected ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1916)
"As to the antidromic passage of the current in non-medullated fibrils, that occurred in the higher animals. All of the post-ganglionic fibrils were ..."

5. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"Further researches on antidromic nerve-impulses. J. Physiol., Cambridge, 28, 1902, (276- 299). [4251 2220 5764]. ..."

6. Principles of General Physiology by William Maddock Bayliss (1920)
"In some organs it is peculiar, the vaso-dilator impulses being conveyed by the ordinary sensory fibres in an " antidromic " direction. ..."

7. Cocaine: Pharmacology, Effects, and Treatment of Abuse edited by John Grabowski (1994)
"When the inter-pulse interval is short, the antidromic impulse collides with and inactivates the oncoming impulse from the other stimulation site. ..."

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