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bigeminy

[bahy-jem-uh-nee]
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noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. the occurrence of premature atrial or ventricular heartbeats in pairs.

Origin of bigeminy

1920–25; < Late Latin bigemin(us) double (equivalent to Latin bi- bi-1 + geminus twin) + -y3
Related formsbi·gem·i·nal, adjective
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bigeminy in Medicine

bigeminy

(bī-jĕmə-nē)
n.
  1. An association in pairs.
  2. A bigeminal pulse.
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