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semivertical heart


Definition: loosely descriptive of the hearts electrical axis when this is directed at approximately +60°. As a cardiac electrical position, recognized in the electrocardiogram when the QRS complex in lead aVF resembles V6 whereas that in aVL is small algebraically or absolutely.

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