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Medical Term:

accelerated conduction

 

Definition: any pathologically increased speed of conduction; usually occurs between the atrium and ventricles as in the Wolff-Parkinson-White and Lown-Ganong-Levine syndromes; such accelerated pathways provide the bases for particular forms of reentry tachycardia.

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