torsades de pointes

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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

torsades de pointes ‎(uncountable)

  1. (medicine) A rare type of cardiac arrhythmia.

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