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heterometric autoregulation in Medicine

heterometric autoregulation

(hĕt′ə-rō-mĕtrĭk)
n.
  1. Autoregulation of the strength of ventricular contraction that occurs in direct relation to the end diastolic fiber length, as in law of the heart.
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