conducting nerve impulses in a direction opposite to the usual one.
(of nerve fibres) conducting nerve impulses in a direction opposite to normal
antidromic an·ti·drom·ic (ān’tĭ-drŏm’ĭk)
Relating to the propagation of an impulse along an axon in a direction that is the reverse of normal.
noun a sand hill or inclined bedding plane that forms a steep slope against the direction of a fast-flowing current
any of several major female sex hormones produced primarily by the ovarian follicles of female mammals, capable of inducing , developing and maintaining secondary female sex characteristics, and preparing the uterus for the reception of a fertilized egg: used, especially in synthetic form, as a component of oral contraceptives, in certain cancer treatments, and in […]
a creek flowing from S Pennsylvania through NW Maryland into the Potomac: Civil War battle fought near here at Sharpsburg, Maryland, in 1862. Contemporary Examples He learned about Gettysburg and Vicksburg, Manassas, and Antietam. Selling the Civil War to African Americans David A. Graham April 11, 2011 Landscape Turned Red By Stephen Sears As a […]
a basic social unit consisting of parents and their children, considered as a group, whether dwelling together or not: the traditional family. a social unit consisting of one or more adults together with the children they care for: a single-parent family. the children of one person or one couple collectively: We want a large family. […]