atrial flutter

noun

Medical Definition of atrial flutter

: an irregularity of the heartbeat in which the contractions of the atrium exceed in number those of the ventricle

called also auricular flutter

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“Atrial flutter.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/atrial%20flutter. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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