Definition of myogenic in English:


Syllabification: my·o·gen·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌmīəˈjenik


  • Originating in muscle tissue (rather than from nerve impulses).
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    • In these, wingbeat rhythm is not matched to the rate of neural stimulation, which supports oscillatory work at a myogenic rather than neurogenic rhythm.
    • This tonic contraction is mostly myogenic, due to special properties of this smooth muscle, but it is modified by excitatory and inhibitory nerves.
    • The muscle of the pylorus does, however, show the high degree of myogenic tone characteristic of other sphincters.

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