Definition of orthodromic in English:
(Of an impulse) traveling in the normal direction in a nerve fiber. The opposite of antidromic.
- A 55-year-old woman with a history of recurrent orthodromic AV-nodal re-entry tachycardia was admitted for electrophysiologic evaluation.
- Sensory nerve-conduction velocities in the median and ulnar nerves were assessed with the orthodromic method.
- An orthodromic impulse runs along an axon in its normal direction, away from the soma.
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