Medical Definition of Chronotropism

1. Modification of the rate of a periodic movement, e.g., the heartbeat, through some external influence. Origin: chrono-+ G. Trope, turn, change Negative chronotropism, retardation of movement, especially of the heart rate. Positive chronotropism, acceleration of movement, especially of the heart rate. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chronotropism

chronospecies
chronostratigraphic
chronostratigraphies
chronostratigraphy
chronotaraxis
chronotaxes
chronotaxis
chronotherapeutic
chronotherapeutics
chronotherapies
chronotherapy
chronothermal
chronotopic
chronotoxicology
chronotropic
chronotropism (current term)
chronotype
chronovisor
chronovisors
chronozone
chronozones
chrons
chroococcals
chrosomal abnormality
chrys-
chrysalid
chrysalides
chrysalids
chrysalis
chrysalises

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