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bigeminy

 [bi-jem´ĭ-ne]
occurrence in pairs; especially, the occurrence of two beats of the pulse or two heartbeats in rapid succession.
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bi·gem·i·ny

(bī-jem'i-nē),
Pairing; especially, the occurrence of heart beats in pairs.
Synonym(s): bigemini
[bi- + L. geminus, twin]
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bigeminy

(bī-jĕm′ə-nē)
n. Medicine
1. An association in pairs.
2. An abnormal pulse characterized by two beats in rapid succession followed by a pause.
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bi·gem·i·ny

(bī-jem'i-nē)
Pairing; especially, the occurrence of heartbeats in pairs.
[bi- + L. geminus, twin]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

bigeminy

The occurrence of events in pairs. The term is applied expecially to coupled heart beats, suggesting heart disease.
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