Definition of chronotropic in English:

chronotropic

adjective

Physiology
  • Of, relating to, or affecting the rate of muscular contraction, especially of the heart.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. From chrono- + -tropic, after German chronotrop.

Pronunciation

chronotropic

/ˌkrɒnəˈtrɒpɪk//ˌkrɒnəˈtrəʊpɪk/