pacing catheter

[pāsĭng]

n.

A cardiac catheter having one or two electrodes at its tip that, when connected to a pulse generator and positioned in the right atrium or ventricle, artificially pace the heart.

Nearby words

  1. papiamento,
  2. papier collé,
  3. papier-mache,
  4. papier-mâché,
  5. papilionaceous,
  6. papilla mammae,
  7. papilla of corium,
  8. papillar,
  9. papillary,
  10. papillary adenocarcinoma


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