atrioventricular block

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atrioventricular block n.
Impairment of the normal conduction of impulses between the atria and the ventricles.

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atrioventricular block

noun
recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat [syn: heart block
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