bigeminy

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Related to atrial bigeminy: ventricular bigeminy

bi·gem·i·ny

 (bī-jĕm′ə-nē)
n. Medicine
1. An association in pairs.
2. An abnormal pulse characterized by two beats in rapid succession followed by a pause.

bigeminy

(baɪˈdʒɛmɪnɪ)
n
(Pathology) a heart complaint in which beats occur in pairs

bi•gem•i•ny

(baɪˈdʒɛm ə ni)

n.
the occurrence of premature atrial or ventricular heartbeats in pairs.
[1920–25; < Late Latin]
bi•gem′i•nal, adj.
Translations

bi·gem·i·ny

n. bigeminia, pulsación duplicada en sucesión rápida.
References in periodicals archive ?
Previous reports have shown that catheter ablation could be an alternative for the treatment of atrial bigeminy or AT in drug-resistant symptomatic patients.
Nonconducted atrial bigeminy refers to the presence of electrical signals originating from atrial foci outside the sinus node which are not transmitted to the ventricle.
The pattern of atrial bigeminy seen in the Figure also could be produced by an automatic focus in the A-V junction or low in the atria.