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A cardiac rhythm in which each normal beat is followed by an abnormal one.
- ‘During ambulation, runs of bigeminy were documented on ECG, as illustrated in Figure 3.’
- ‘Additionally, spontaneous rhythms, sustained bigeminies, paroxysmal tachycardias and other tachyarrhythmias were also observed in the different experiment.’
- ‘Ventricular fibrillation and bigeminy also occur.’
- ‘A previous work-up had discovered frequent premature ventricular complexes and runs of bigeminy on a Holter monitor examination.’
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