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heart beat

a complete cardiac cycle, including spread of the electrical impulse and the consequent mechanical contraction.
Synonym(s): ictus cordis

heart beat

(hahrt bēt)
Complete cardiac cycle, including spread of the electrical impulse and the consequent mechanical contraction.
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The London Heart Rhythm Group is a team of specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of abnormal heart beat providing private consultations at hospitals and clinics across London.
Digital cardiogram system (MBO, Digimad 16 made in England) was used in order to determine heart beat in rest situation.
While these patients who are on multiple treatments for fits and seizures keep going to their neurologists, they are unaware that their epilepsy is linked to irregular heart beats.
In addition, if you can obtain a real stethoscope and have a classroom pet (like a rabbit or guinea pig), try listening to its heart beat.
Most people have felt their heart beat very fast, experienced a fluttering in their chest, or noticed that their heart skipped a beat.
We are equally as passionate about charity, with US$50 from each watch sold in our Double Heart Beat Collection donated to various charities.
For patients pursuing fertility preservation services prior to cancer treatment, Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy have developed the Heart Beat program to help ease some of the financial burden.
The main difference between a normal rhythm and atrial fibrillation is that you are unable to predict when the next heart beat will come along, as heart rate is irregular.
These stimuli makes the heart beat faster, 100 to 180 beats per minute creating in greater work load for the heart.
16 issue of the open access journal PLoS Biology, shed light not only on what makes a heart beat but also on heart failure, a disease where cardiac cells are no longer able to contract and pump blood through the body.
Damas, leading retailer of stylish watches and jewellery in the Middle East, proposes two new passionate watch collections from Geneva-based Watch Manufacturer FrE[umlaut]dE[umlaut]rique Constant - LOve Heart Beat and Runabout.
In this way, these so-called ion channels govern the electrical excitability of cells that make the heart beat.