chest leads

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chest leads

those in which the exploring electrode is on the chest overlying the heart or its vicinity.
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chest leads

(chest lēdz)
A unipolar electrocardiographic lead the exploring electrode of which is on the chest overlying the heart or its vicinity; there are six standard chest leads, designated as V1-V6.
Synonym(s): precordial leads.
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