adjective see decrement

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • decremental — adj. 2 g. Relativo a decremento.   ‣ Etimologia: decremento + al …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • decremental — See decrement. * * * …   Universalium

  • decremental — adjective Pertaining to a decrement …   Wiktionary

  • decremental conduction — the delay or failure of propagation of an impulse in the atrioventricular node resulting from progressive decrease in the rate of the rise and amplitude of the action potential as it spreads through the node …   Medical dictionary

  • decremental response — decrementing response a progressive decrease in amplitude of successive M waves upon repetitive nerve stimulation (q.v.); it may indicate impaired neuromuscular transmission, neuropathy, myopathy, or motor neuron disease. Cf. incremental r …   Medical dictionary

  • decrement — decremental /dek reuh men tl/, adj. /dek reuh meuhnt/, n. 1. the act or process of decreasing; gradual reduction. 2. the amount lost by reduction. 3. Math. a negative increment. 4. Physics. the ratio of amplitudes of a damped harmonic motion in… …   Universalium

  • ramp pacing — cardiac pacing in which stimuli are delivered at a rapid but continually altering rate, either from faster to slower (rate decremental or tune down), from fast to faster (cycle length decremental or ramp up), or in some cyclic combination of… …   Medical dictionary

  • decrement — noun Etymology: Latin decrementum, from decrescere Date: 1610 1. a gradual decrease in quality or quantity 2. a. the quantity lost by diminution or waste b. the amount of decrease (as of a variable) • decremental …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Myasthenia gravis — Classification and external resources Detailed view of a neuromuscular junction: 1. Axon 2. Sarcolemma 3. Synaptic vesicle 4. Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor 5. Mitochondrion …   Wikipedia

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