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Mahaim fibers

Pronunciation: ma-ham'

Definition: paraspecific fibers originating from the A-V node, the His bundle, or the bundle branches and inserting into the ventricular myocardium; they are potential pathways for reentrant dysrhythmias.

Synonym(s): nodoventricular fibers

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