Orthodromic Or`tho*drom"ic, a. [Ortho- + Gr. ? to run.] Of or pertaining to orthodromy. [1913 Webster]

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  • orthodromic — adj. [Gr. orthos, straight; dromos, running] Moving in a normal direction; see antidromic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • orthodromic — adjective Passing along neurological impulses in a normal (expected) direction …   Wiktionary

  • orthodromic — [ˌɔ:θə drəʊmɪk] adjective Physiology (of an impulse) travelling in the normal direction in a nerve fibre. The opposite of antidromic. Origin 1940s: from ortho + Gk dromos running + ic …   English new terms dictionary

  • orthodromic — or·tho·drom·ic …   English syllables

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