long QT syndrome

noun

Medical Definition of long QT syndrome

: any of several inherited cardiac arrhythmias that are characterized by abnormal duration and shape of the QT interval and that place the subject at risk for torsades de pointes abbreviation LQTS

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“Long QT syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/long%20QT%20syndrome. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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