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Medical Term:

nodus sinuatrialis echo

Definition

a postectopic sinus beat occurring earlier than would be expected from the preceding sinus node discharge interval; the interval following a premature beat of supraventricular origin is less than the ordinary cycle length between sinus beats, whereas ordinarily the interval would be expected to exceed cycle length.

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