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P congenitale

Pronunciation: kon-jen'i-ta'le

Definition: The P-wave pattern in the electrocardiogram seen in some cases of congenital heart disease, consisting of tall peaked P waves in leads I, II, aVF, and aVL (usually largest in lead II) with predominant positivity of diphasic waves in V1–2.

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