Heart-block definition

A condition in which faulty transmission of the impulses that control the heartbeat results in a lack of coordination in the contraction of the atria and ventricles of the heart.
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A disorder in which there is defective transmission of impulses regulating the heartbeat, resulting in independent contractions of the atria and ventricles.
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A condition in which faulty transmission of the impulses that control the heartbeat results in a lack of coordination in the contraction of the atria and ventricles of the heart.
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(pathology) A disease in the electrical system of the heart, opposed to coronary artery disease, which is disease of the blood vessels of the heart.
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Noun

Singular:
heart-block
Plural:
heart-blocks