atrioventricular (AV) junctional rhythm


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a·tri·o·ven·tric·u·lar (AV) junc·tion·al rhythm

(ā'trē-ō-ven-trik'yū-lăr jungk'shŭn-ăl ridh'ŭm)
The cardiac rhythm when the heart is controlled by the AV junction (including node); arising in the AV junction, the impulse ascends to the atria and descends to the ventricles, each at varying speeds depending on site of the pacemaker.
Synonym(s): AV junctional rhythm.
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