fixed coupling

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fixed cou·pling

where several premature beats are seen, the interval between each of them and the preceding normal beat is constant.
Synonym(s): constant coupling

fixed coupling

the occurrence of a normal and an ectopic heartbeat with a constant interval between the two each time the ectopic beat occurs.
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Although this electrocardiogram is too short to make a definitive determination, the first wide QRS complex of each cycle appears to have fairly constant coupling to the preceding sinus-initiated QRS: 0.
I'd guess that nothing infuriated Judd more than the constant coupling of his name with Morris's.
The device will maintain a constant coupling ratio regardless of transmitter equipment, allowing transparent monitoring of high-speed, multimode optical fiber networks.

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