chronotropic

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From chrono- (referring to time) +‎ -tropic (affecting, changing), from Ancient Greek χρόνος (khrónos, time) +‎ τρόπος (trópos, turn, direction, way) +‎ -ικός (-ikós, -ic, adjectival suffix).

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chronotropic (not comparable)

  1. (physiology) Of, relating to, or affecting the rate of muscular contraction, especially of the heart.

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