f wave

n.

A pattern of irregular undulations of the base line in an electrocardiogram that is indicative of atrial fibrillation.

Medicine definitions for f wave (2 of 2)

F wave


n.

A pattern of regular, rapid atrial waves in an electrocardiogram, indicative of atrial flutter.
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