junctional bigeminy


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junctional bigeminy

[jungk′shənəl]
Etymology: L, jungere, to join, bis, twice, geminus, twin
cardiac arrhythmia in which each sinus beat is followed by a junctional beat after a constant delay.

junctional bigeminy

Cardiac arrhythmia in which every other beat is a junctional ectopic or premature junctional contraction. Synonym: nodal bigeminy
See also: bigeminy