Torsades-de-pointes meaning

(medicine) A rare type of cardiac arrhythmia.
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Plural form of torsade de pointes.
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Plural form of torsade de pointe.
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Origin of torsades-de-pointes

  • From French torsader (“to twist”), de (“of”), and pointe (“a point”), from the appearance of the associated electrocardiogram image.

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