P-wave

noun \ ˈpē-ˌwāv \

Definition of P-wave

Origin and Etymology of p-wave

by shortening


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P wave

noun \ ˈpē-ˌwāv \

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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