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supraventricular

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adjective sup·ra·ven·tric·u·lar \-ven-ˈtri-kyə-lər, -vən-\

Definition of supraventricular

  1. :  relating to or being a rhythmic abnormality of the heart caused by impulses originating above the ventricles <supraventricular tachycardia>



1951

First Known Use of supraventricular

1951


Medical Dictionary

supraventricular

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adjective su·pra·ven·tric·u·lar \-ven-ˈtrik-yə-lər\

Medical Definition of supraventricular

  1. :  relating to or being a rhythmic abnormality of the heart caused by impulses originating above the ventricles (as in the atrioventricular node) <supraventricular tachycardia>




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