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(Science: physiology) a small, local, involuntary contraction of muscle, invisible under the skin, resulting from spontaneous activation of single muscle cells or muscle fibres. Muscular twitching involving individual muscle fibers acting without coordination.Act or process of forming fibrils.A situation in the heart in which a large contraction of the ventricular muscle of the heart stopping blood from flowing normally. This situation can be remedied by passing an electrical current through the body usi.

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I'm not sure of my answer and pls help and explain

... of the SA node. The EKG may show which of the following? A. Artial systole B. Ventricular diastole C. Ventricular bradycardia D. Ventricular fibrillation If there is a block of the electrical current at the AV node, this abnormality would show up as which of the following? A. A longer duration ...

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by mslazy
Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:12 am
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i wish i had a heart

... rhythym was asystole (flatline). Asystole is not a shockable rhythym as it indicates a total lack of electrical activity in the heart. Since defibrillation works by STOPPING the heart in the hopes that it resets itself into a normal sinus rhythym, asystole isn't productive. Medications can ...

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by Jelanen
Sat May 28, 2005 12:40 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: i wish i had a heart
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