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heterodromous

[ hĕt′ə-rŏdrə-məs ]
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adj.

Moving in the opposite direction.

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How to use heterodromous in a sentence

  • The depressing after-effect of a heterodromous current rendered the next response ineffective.

    Life Movements in Plants|Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
  • Ineffectively transmitted excitation becomes effectively transmitted under heterodromous current.

    Life Movements in Plants|Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
  • The enhancement of conduction under heterodromous current is, in reality, much greater than is indicated in the record.

    Life Movements in Plants|Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
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