Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

noun
Wolff-Par·​kin·​son-White syndrome | \ ˈwu̇lf-ˈpär-kən-sən-ˈ(h)wīt- How to pronounce Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

: an abnormal heart condition characterized by preexcitation of the ventricle and an electrocardiographic tracing with a shortened P-R interval and a widened QRS complex

called also WPW syndrome

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“Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Wolff-Parkinson-White%20syndrome. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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