synchrony

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synchrony

 [sing´kro-ne]
1. the simultaneous occurrence of two events.
2. the linkage of two events by a fixed time interval.
atrioventricular synchrony (AV synchrony) in the heart, the physiological condition of atrial electrical activity followed by ventricular electrical activity, with the interval between being that necessary for impulse conduction from atria to ventricles.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

syn·chro·ny

(sin'krō-nē),
The simultaneous appearance of two separate events.
[syn- + G. chronos, time]
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synchrony

Alternative health
A component of dance therapy corresponding to movements that occur simultaneously in time and space. Synchronisation with others in a dance therapy group is interpreted as social interaction and bonding.
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synchrony

Cardiology A-V synchrony, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

syn·chro·ny

(sing'krŏ-nē)
The simultaneous appearance of two separate events.
[syn- + G. chronos, time]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012