paroxysmal tachycardia

noun

Medical Definition of paroxysmal tachycardia

: tachycardia that begins and ends abruptly and that is initiated by a premature supraventricular beat originating in the atrium or in the atrioventricular node or bundle of His or by a premature ventricular beat

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“Paroxysmal tachycardia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paroxysmal%20tachycardia. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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