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ex·tra·sys·to·le

 (ĕk′strə-sĭs′tə-lē)
n.
A premature contraction of the heart, resulting in momentary cardiac arrhythmia.

ex′tra·sys·tol′ic (-sĭ-stŏl′ĭk) adj.

extrasystole

(ˌɛkstrəˈsɪstəlɪ)
n
an abnormal heartbeat

ex•tra•sys•to•le

(ˌɛk strəˈsɪs tə li)

n., pl. -les.
a premature contraction of the heart, resulting in momentary interruption of the normal heartbeat.
[< German (1899)]
ex`tra•sys•tol′ic (-ˈtɒl ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.extrasystole - a premature systole resulting in a momentary cardiac arrhythmia
systole - the contraction of the chambers of the heart (especially the ventricles) to drive blood into the aorta and pulmonary artery
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ex·tra·sys·to·le

n. extrasístole, contraccion del corazón que ocurre premauramente e interrumpe el ritmo normal.
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