Einthoven, Willem

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Willem, Dutch physiologist and Nobel laureate, 1860-1927.
Einthoven equation - Synonym(s): Einthoven law
Einthoven law - in the electrocardiogram the potential of any wave or complex in lead II is equal to the sum of its potentials of leads I and III. Synonym(s): Einthoven equation
Einthoven string galvanometer - the original instrument on which Einthoven developed the first electrocardiogram.
Einthoven triangle - an imaginary equilateral triangle with the heart at its center, its equal sides representing the three standard limb leads of the electrocardiogram.