myogenic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1904 taking place or functioning in ordered rhythmic fashion because of the inherent properties of cardiac muscle rather than specific neural stimuli <
a myogenic heartbeat
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Myogenic — contraction refers to a myocyte contraction that originates from a property of the myocyte itself. I.e. the contraction is initiated by the cell itself, not an outside occurrence or stimulus such as nerve innervation. Mechanisms Unstable Membrane …   Wikipedia

  • myogenic — [mī΄ō jen′ik] adj. [ MYO + GENIC] originating in or produced by a muscle …   English World dictionary

  • myogenic — myo·gen·ic .mī ə jen ik also my·og·e·nous mī äj ə nəs adj 1) originating in muscle <myogenic pain> 2) taking place or functioning in ordered rhythmic fashion because of inherent properties of cardiac muscle rather than by reason of specific …   Medical dictionary

  • myogenic — /maɪoʊˈdʒɛnɪk/ (say muyoh jenik) adjective of or relating to muscle: myogenic pain …   Australian English dictionary

  • myogenic — adj. [Gr. mys, muscle; gennaein, to produce] Pertains to a muscle contraction initiated by nerve impulse; see neurogenic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • myogenic — myogenicity /muy euh jeuh nis i tee/, n. /muy euh jen ik/, adj. 1. originating in muscle, as an impulse or sensation. 2. producing muscle tissue. [1875 80; MYO + GENIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • myogenic — adjective a) Of or pertaining to myogenesis b) That originates in muscles …   Wiktionary

  • myogenic — having a muscular origin Causation and Formation …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • myogenic — adj. of myogen, pertaining to one of the proteins found in muscles; causing muscle contraction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • myogenic — [ˌmʌɪə(ʊ) dʒɛnɪk] adjective Physiology originating in muscle tissue (rather than from nerve impulses) …   English new terms dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”