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delta wave

noun, Physiology
any of the slow brain waves constituting delta rhythm.
Origin of delta wave
1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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delta wave in Medicine

delta wave n.

  1. A slurring of the R-wave upstroke in an electrocardiogram as seen in Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.

  2. See delta rhythm.

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