ventricular tachycardia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ventricular + tachycardia

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ventricular tachycardia (countable and uncountable, plural ventricular tachycardias)

  1. A heart attack involving a heightened heart rate in a ventricle of the heart.
    If your patient has a ventricular tachycardia then defibrillation may not work.

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