automatic beat

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au·to·mat·ic beat

in contrast to forced beat, an ectopic beat that arises de novo and is not precipitated by the preceding beat; thus escaped and parasystolic beats are automatic.

au·to·mat·ic beat

(aw'tō-mat'ik bēt)
In contrast to forced beat, an ectopic beat that arises de novo and is not precipitated by the preceding beat; thus escaped and parasystolic beats are automatic.
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