- conducting nerve impulses in a direction opposite to the usual one.
Origin of antidromic
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- (of nerve fibres) conducting nerve impulses in a direction opposite to normal
Word Origin for antidromic
from anti- + Greek dromos course
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- Relating to the propagation of an impulse along an axon in a direction that is the reverse of normal.
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