Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

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EtymologyEdit

Named after Louis Wolff, John Parkinson, and Paul Dudley White, who described the ECG findings in 1930.

NounEdit

Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (uncountable)

  1. A preexcitation syndrome caused by the presence of an abnormal accessory electrical conduction pathway (the bundle of Kent) between the atria and the ventricles.

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