premature ventricular contraction(redirected from Multifocal ventricular premature beats)
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premature ventricular contraction
n. Abbr. PVC
An ectopic heartbeat that originates in the ventricles of the heart and sometimes produces accompanying palpitations.
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|Noun||1.||premature ventricular contraction - irregularity of cardiac rhythm; recurrent occurrences can be a precursor of ventricular fibrillation|
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