bathmotropic bath·mo·trop·ic (bāth’mə-trŏp’ĭk)
Influencing the excitability of muscular tissue, especially cardiac muscle.
a combining form meaning “depth,” used in the formation of compound words: bathometer. combining form a variant of bathy-
adjective (chem) denoting or relating to a shift to a longer wavelength in the absorption spectrum of a compound
a large body of intrusive igneous rock believed to have crystallized at a considerable depth below the earth’s surface; pluton. Historical Examples Upon the southwestern border of the batholith the number of aplitic dikes greatly increases. The Andes of Southern Peru Isaiah Bowman noun a very large irregular-shaped mass of igneous rock, esp granite, formed […]
a device for ascertaining the depth of water. Historical Examples But the most ingenious of all contrivances for finding the depth of the sea is Siemen’s bathometer, a very recent invention. Chambers’s Journal of Popular Literature, Science, and Art, No. 702 Various bathometer, bath-om′et-ėr, n. an instrument for ascertaining depth. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part […]