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quadrigeminal rhythm

 

Definition: a cardiac arrhythmia in which the heartbeats are grouped in fours, each usually composed of one sinus beat followed by three extrasystoles, but a repetitive group of four of any composition is quadrigeminal.

Synonym(s): quadrigeminy

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