extrasystole

noun ex·tra·sys·to·le \ ˌek-strə-ˈsi-stə-(ˌ)lē \

Definition of extrasystole

: a premature beat of one of the chambers of the heart that leads to momentary arrhythmia

Origin and Etymology of extrasystole

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Medical Dictionary

extrasystole

noun ex·tra·sys·to·le \ -ˈsis-tə-(ˌ)lē \

medical Definition of extrasystole

: a prematurely occurring beat of one of the chambers of the heart that leads to momentary arrhythmia but leaves the fundamental rhythm unchanged called also premature beat

extrasystolic

play \-sis-ˈtäl-ik\ adjective

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