palpitation

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noun pal·pi·ta·tion \ˌpal-pə-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of palpitation

  1. :  a rapid pulsation; especially :  an abnormally rapid or irregular beating of the heart (such as that caused by panic, arrhythmia, or strenuous physical exercise)

First Known Use of palpitation

15th century


Medical Dictionary

palpitation

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noun pal·pi·ta·tion \ˌpal-pə-ˈtā-shən\

Medical Definition of palpitation

  1. :  a rapid pulsation; especially :  an abnormally rapid or irregular beating of the heart (as that caused by panic, arrhythmia, or strenuous physical exercise)



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