ventricular bigeminy

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Related to ventricular bigeminy: ventricular trigeminy

ven·tric·u·lar bi·gem·i·ny

paired ventricular beats, the common form consisting of ventricular extrasystoles coupled to sinus beats.

ventricular bigeminy

Etymology: L, ventriculus + bis + geminus, twin
a cardiac arrhythmia in which every other beat consists of a premature ventricular beat.

ventricular bigeminy

Cardiac arrhythmia in which every other beat is a ventricular ectopic or premature ventricular contraction.
See also: bigeminy


the condition of occurring in twos, especially the occurrence of two pulse beats in rapid succession.

ventricular bigeminy
an electrocardiographic tracing showing the pairing of sinus beat and a ventricular premature contraction.
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