bipolar lead


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bi·po·lar lead

a record obtained with two electrodes placed on different regions of the body, each electrode contributing significantly to the record; for example, a standard limb lead.

bipolar lead

[lēd]
1 an electrocardiographic conductor having two electrodes placed on different body regions, with each electrode contributing to the record.
2
Usage notes: (informal)
a tracing produced by such a lead on an electrocardiograph.

bi·po·lar lead

(bī-pō'lăr lēd)
A record obtained with two electrodes placed on different regions of the body, each electrode contributing significantly to the record; e.g., a standard limb lead.

bipolar lead

In electrocardiography, any lead that consists of one electrode at one body site and another at a different site. A standard limb lead, I, II, or III, is a bipolar lead.
See also: lead
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