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  • adj. flowing in the opposite direction from normal

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  • adj. conducting nerve impulses in a direction opposite to normal


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  • Wybauw24, which seem to provide clear evidence that the antidromic vasodilatation, generally believed to be produced through peripheral axon branches from sensory fibres, also employs a cholinergic mechanism.

    Sir Henry Dale - Nobel Lecture

  • Striato-nigral neurons exhibited antidromic responses to SNr stimulation according to the following criteria:

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  • In the striatum, we recorded two populations of medium spiny neurons (MSNs) after their antidromic identification.

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  • Epileptic seizures can also be evoked by electrical kindling of the entorhinal cortex or the perforant path (which leads to antidromic excitation of the entorhinal cortex, EC).

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  • Consultants who line the Potomac

    Like sadhus all-knowing and gnomic,

    Must sense any drift

    As paying tides shift

    And never be caught antidromic.

    March 24, 2017