[ an-ti-drom-ik ]
/ ˌæn tɪˈdrɒm ɪk /
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conducting nerve impulses in a direction opposite to the usual one.
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British Dictionary definitions for antidromic
/ (ˌæntɪˈdrɒmɪk) /
(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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Medical definitions for antidromic
[ ăn′tĭ-drŏm′ĭk ]
Relating to the propagation of an impulse along an axon in a direction that is the reverse of normal.
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