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dromotropic (adjective)
1. Affecting the conductivity of cardiac muscle; a reference to the influence of the chambered muscular organ nerves that pumps blood through the body.
2. Affecting the speed and conduction of nerve fibers: A positive dromotropic agent enhances the conduction of electrical impulses to the heart or the nerve fibers.
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dromotropic regulation
The regulation of the rate of conduction and duration of the refractory period of the heart by sympathetic and parasympathetic influences.
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