atrial dissociation

n.

Independent beating of the two atria or of parts of the atria.

Nearby words

  1. atrial artery,
  2. atrial auricle,
  3. atrial chaotic tachycardia,
  4. atrial complex,
  5. atrial conduction,
  6. atrial extrasystole,
  7. atrial fibrillation,
  8. atrial flutter,
  9. atrial fusion beat,
  10. atrial natriuretic factor


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