long QT syndrome

noun

: 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 3 Feb. 2023.

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