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Spannungs-p

spannungs-P

prominent prolonged and high voltage p waves recorded in electrocardiograms (usually largest in lead II) of patients with hypertrophy of the right or both atria, particularly in those with congenital heart disease.

See: p-congenitale.

Origin: Ger. Spannung, tightening; stretching or straining, _ P wave


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