Word History


by shortening

First Known Use

1929, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of P-wave was in 1929

Dictionary Entries Near P-wave

Cite this Entry

“P-wave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/P-wave. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

P wave

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