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Pronunciation: de-flek'shun


  1. A moving to one side.
  2. In the electrocardiogram, a deviation of the curve from the isoelectric base line; any wave or complex of the electrocardiogram.

[L. de-flecto, pp. -flexus, to bend aside]

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