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standard lead

standard lead in Medicine

standard lead (lēd)

  1. Any of three standard bipolar limb leads of an electrocardiograph, designated I, II and III. Lead I records potential difference between the right and left arms; lead II, the difference between right arm and left leg; lead III, the difference between left arm and left leg.

  2. A record obtained from such a lead.

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