A pause in the heartbeat following an extrasystole that is long enough to compensate for the prematurity of the extrasystole.
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How To Use Punctuation MarksPunctuation marks have a lot of different uses. The period, question mark, and exclamation point are used to end sentences. The comma, semicolon, colon, and dash indicate a pause or break. Parentheses contain words, while hyphens combine them. Apostrophes show the omission of letters, and also show possession. Ending a Sentence A period (.) ends any sentence that forms a statement. Periods are also used …
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