sinus pause


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si·nus pause

a spontaneous interruption in the regular sinus rhythm, the pause lasting for a period that is not an exact multiple of the sinus cycle.
See also: sinus arrest, sinus standstill.

sinus pause

n.
A spontaneous interruption in the regular sinus rhythm lasting for a period that is not an exact multiple of the sinus cycle.

sinus arrest

A form of sinus-node dysfunction (sick sinus syndrome) characterised by a normal P-wave axis. 

EKG
Every P wave is followed QRS complexes and accompanied by pauses of > 3 sec without atrial activity.

si·nus pause

(sī'nŭs pawz)
A spontaneous interruption in the regular sinus rhythm, the pause lasting for a period that is not an exact multiple of the sinus cycle.
See also: sinus arrest
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