P-wave

noun
\ ˈpē-ˌwāv How to pronounce P-wave (audio) \

Definition of P-wave

First Known Use of P-wave

1929, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for P-wave

by shortening

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“P-wave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/P-wave. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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P wave

noun
\ ˈpē-ˌwāv How to pronounce P wave (audio) \

Medical Definition of P wave

: a deflection in an electrocardiographic tracing that represents atrial activity of the heart — compare qrs complex, t wave

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