Medical Dictionary

R wave

play
noun \ˈär-ˌwāv\

Medical Definition of R wave

  1. :  the positive upward deflection in the QRS complex of an electrocardiogram that follows the Q wave


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up R wave? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to criticize severely

Get Word of the Day daily email!