atrioventricular block

n.

Impairment of the normal conduction of impulses between the atria and the ventricles.

Nearby words

  1. atriomegaly,
  2. atrioseptopexy,
  3. atrioseptoplasty,
  4. atrioseptostomy,
  5. atrioventricular,
  6. atrioventricular bundle,
  7. atrioventricular canal,
  8. atrioventricular canal cushion,
  9. atrioventricular conduction,
  10. atrioventricular dissociation


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