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bigeminy

[ bahy-jem-uh-nee ]
/ baɪˈdʒɛm ə ni /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
the occurrence of premature atrial or ventricular heartbeats in pairs.
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Origin of bigeminy

1920–25; <Late Latin bigemin(us) double (equivalent to Latin bi-bi-1 + geminus twin) + -y3

OTHER WORDS FROM bigeminy

bi·gem·i·nal, adjective
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Medical definitions for bigeminy

bigeminy
[ bī-jĕmə-nē ]

n.
An association in pairs.
A bigeminal pulse.
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