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delay

 [de-la´]
a postponement to a later time.
atrioventricular delay (AV delay) atrioventricular interval (def. 2).
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

delay

(dĕ-lā'),
1. In a medical sense, to put off for a time, either for clinical reasons or through physiologic dysfunction.
2. The elapsed time inherent in sense 1.
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de·lay

(dĕ-lā')
Postponement or deferral to a later time.
[O.Fr. deslaier, fr. Germanic]
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(21.) Ritter P, Padeletti L, Gillio-Meina L, Gaggini G Determination of the optimal atrioventricular delay in DDD pacing.
The system is comprised of the Sonr hemodynamic sensor embedded in the Sonrtip atrial pacing lead and the Paradym RF Sonr CRT D device, which includes an algorithm designed to automatically optimize the patient's atrioventricular delay and interventricular delay timing.
(1) There is also a 50% reduction of atrioventricular delay (representing the latency between the arterial systolic inflow peak and the outflow venous peak) in patients with aqueductal stenosis.

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