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.[sup][1],[2] A study has reported RAA as the site of focal AT in 3.8% of the cases.[sup][3] However, there are no studies about the origins of atrial bigeminy.
Wakai, "Magnetophysiologic and echocardiographic comparison of blocked atrial bigeminy and 2:1 atrioventricular block in the fetus," Heart Rhythm, vol.
The differential diagnosis of fetal bradycardia includes sinus bradycardia, nonconducted atrial bigeminy, and congenital heart block.