re-entry

(redirected from Reciprocal Movement)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to Reciprocal Movement: Reciprocating motion, rotary motion
Aberrant electrical impulses that flow through the cardiac conduction system, which form the basis for some—if not all—supraventricular tachycardia

re-entry

(rē-ĕn′trē)
In cardiology, the cycling of an electrical impulse through conductive tissue that has been recently stimulated. This is the cause of many tachycardic heart rhythms (e.g., those originating in the atrioventricular node).

re-entry

in cardiology, a postulated mechanism by which a premature beat can be coupled to the normal beat.

re-entry tachyarrhythmia
see re-entrant tachyarrhythmia.
References in periodicals archive ?
Single-factor ANOVAs were performed on the difference data for each orientation of gaze shift, with data for reciprocal movements pooled as previously.
The GFF will function as a meeting-ground for both authors and academics to work together, and both groups might in reciprocal movements be able to overcome the "low brow" stigma that still lingers in Europe, very dissimilar to the US, where the discussion has been laid to rest years ago.
Sometimes the reciprocal movements became so violent that the web tore in places and a few beetles were unexpectedly liberated, only to be ensnared soon thereafter, with a choked buzz, in the rocking mesh once again.