cardiac rhythm


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cardiac rhythm

Etymology: Gk, kardia, heart, rhythmos
the recurring beat of the heart.

cardiac rhythm

The predominant electrical activity of the heart. It may be determined by recording an electrocardiogram or by evaluating tracings made by a cardiac monitor.
See: cardiac cycle; electrocardiogram; conduction system of the heart
See also: rhythm
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