ANTIDROMIC CONDUCTION

the reversal of the direction a nerve impulse usually travels in (i.e., from axon to cell body). Sometimes produced for experimental purposes. Also known as antidromic activation- antidromic phenomenon.

ANTIDROMIC CONDUCTION: "Antidromic conduction takes place when the nerve impulse travels in the reverse direction."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANTIDROMIC CONDUCTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/antidromic-conduction/ (accessed April 19, 2021).
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