• synonyms

homeometric autoregulation

[ hō′mē-ə-mĕtrĭk ]


Autoregulation of the strength of ventricular contraction by mechanisms or agents that do not depend upon change in the end diastolic fiber length.

Nearby words

homemaker, homemaking, homeo-, homeobox, homeobox gene, homeometric autoregulation, homeomorph, homeomorphism, homeomorphous, homeopath, homeopathic
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