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
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Auricular fibrillation with aberration simulating ventricular paroxymal tachycardia.
On admission, the patient's fever was still high (40 [degrees] C), there was severe hypoxemia with bilateral diffuse pulmonary infiltrates, a tachyarrhythmia with auricular fibrillation and gallop, and conjunctival injection.