left ventricular ejection time

n.

The time measured from onset to notch of the carotid pulse.

Nearby words

  1. left ovarian vein,
  2. left suprarenal vein,
  3. left testicular vein,
  4. left umbilical vein,
  5. left ventricle,
  6. left ventricular failure,
  7. left ventricular opening,
  8. left wing,
  9. left-brained,
  10. left-branching


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