peri-infarction block

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peri-infarction block per·i-in·farc·tion block (pěr'ē-ĭn-färk'shən)
An electrocardiographic abnormality that is associated with an old myocardial infarct and is caused by delayed activation of the myocardium in the region of the infarct.

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