Wenckebach phenomenon

noun

Medical Definition of Wenckebach phenomenon

: heart block in which a pulse from the atrium periodically does not reach the ventricle and which is characterized by progressive prolongation of the P-R interval until a pulse is skipped

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“Wenckebach phenomenon.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Wenckebach%20phenomenon. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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