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parasystole

[ păr′ə-sĭstə-lē ]

n.

An arrhythmia characterized by a second automatic rhythm existing simultaneously with normal sinus rhythm.

Nearby words

polycarboxylate, polycarboxylic acid, polycarp, polycarp, saint, polycarpellary, parasystole, polycarpous, polycentric, polycentrism, polychaete, polychasium
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