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delta wave

noun Physiology.
  1. any of the slow brain waves constituting delta rhythm.
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Origin of delta wave

First recorded in 1935–40
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delta wave in Medicine

delta wave

n.
  1. A slurring of the R-wave upstroke in an electrocardiogram as seen in Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.
  2. delta rhythm
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