cardiac impulse

noun

: the wave of cardiac excitation passing from the sinoatrial node to the atrioventricular node and along the bundle of His and initiating the cardiac cycle
broadly : heartbeat

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“Cardiac impulse.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cardiac%20impulse. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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