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Medical Term:

vertical heart

 

Definition: loosely descriptive of the hearts electrical axis when this is directed at approximately +90°. As a cardiac electrical position, recognized in the electrocardiogram when the QRS complex in lead aVL resembles V1 while that in aVF resembles V6.

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