mechanical alternation

n.

A disorder in which contractions of the heart are regular in time but are alternately stronger and weaker.alternation of heart

Nearby words

  1. mechan-,
  2. mechanic,
  3. mechanic's lien,
  4. mechanical,
  5. mechanical advantage,
  6. mechanical antidote,
  7. mechanical bank,
  8. mechanical drawing,
  9. mechanical dysmenorrhea,
  10. mechanical engineering


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