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myogenic

Line breaks: myo|gen¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌmʌɪə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪk
 
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Definition of myogenic in English:

adjective

Physiology
Originating in muscle tissue (rather than from nerve impulses).
Example sentences
  • 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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