atrial fibrillation

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Noun1.atrial fibrillation - fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heartatrial fibrillation - fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart
arrhythmia, cardiac arrhythmia - an abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart
fibrillation - muscular twitching involving individual muscle fibers acting without coordination
Translations
fibrillazione atriale
References in classic literature ?
A fib is one of the commonest things in the world, and yet it is scarcely respectable.
They go to the circus together where Doug-Dennis eats Ben-Bobby's popcorn, but then tells a fib saying he didn't eat it.