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asynchronous

 [a-sing´kro-nus]
1. pertaining to asynchronism.
2. in cardiac pacing terminology, said of a pacemaker that cannot sense any spontaneous underlying cardiac electrical activity, so that pacing is done at a fixed, constant rate.

asynchronous

[āsing′krənəs]
Etymology: Gk, a + synchronos, not simultaneous
(of an event or device) a computer operation in one command performed in response to a signal that the previous command has been completed. One operation is completed before the next is initiated.

asynchronism

(ā″sing′krŏ-nizm) [ ¹an- + synchronism]
1. The failure of events to occur in time with each other as they usually do.
2. Incoordination.
asynchronous (-nŭs), adjective
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