chronotropism


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Related to chronotropism: negative chronotropism
Translations

chro·not·ro·pism

n. cronotropismo, modificación de funciones regulares tales como los latidos del corazón.
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Because the nervous system regulates cardiac chronotropism and inotropism as well as vascular tone, it can also regulate SBP and DBP.
It is critical to monitor clinical signs of cardiotoxicity (1-3) such as ventricular arrhythmias, prolonged QT interval, direct myocardial effects such as inotropism or negative chronotropism, bradycardia and hypotension.
In order to determine the role of literal one-timeness in establishing the similarity of the sequential expansion of strings in the historical derivational thesaurus we ascribe the value of zero to the squares of chronotropism matrices in cases of same year datings of the constituents of the column string alongside of the values of plus one and minus one ascribed to the preservation and breach of sequential ordering in the compared strings, respectively (cf.