flutter-fibrillation

flutter-fibrillation

 [flut´er-fi-brĭ-la´shun]
a supraventricular arrhythmia whose pattern on the electrocardiogram resembles both atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation.

im·pure flut·ter

mixture of atrial flutter (FF) waves and fibrillation (ff) waves in the electrocardiogram.

flutter-fibrillation

/flut·ter-fi·bril·la·tion/ (-fĭ-brĭ-la´shun) impure flutters constantly varying in their resemblance to flutter or fibrillation, respectively.

flutter-fibrillation

n.
An electrocardiographic pattern of atrial activity with features of both fibrillation and flutter.

flutter-fibrillation

Etymology: AS, fleotan, to move quickly; L, fibrilla, small fiber
a type of atrial fibrillation (involuntary recurrent contraction) in which the irregular fibrillatory line resembles atrial flutter mixed with atrial fibrillatory waves.

im·pure flut·ter

(im-pyūr' flŭt'ĕr)
Mixture of atrial flutter (FF) waves and fibrillation (ff) waves in the electrocardiogram.
Synonym(s): flitter, flutter-fibrillation.

flutter-fibrillation

impure flutters that vary from moment to moment in their resemblance to flutter or fibrillation, respectively.