hemiblock

noun
hemi·​block | \ ˈhem-i-ˌbläk How to pronounce hemiblock (audio) \

Medical Definition of hemiblock

: inhibition or failure of conduction of the muscular excitatory impulse in either of the two divisions of the left branch of the bundle of His

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“Hemiblock.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemiblock. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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