A-V junctional rhythm -->
atrioventricular junctional rhythm
medical dictionary

The cardiac rhythm when the heart is controlled by the A-V junction (including node); arising in the A-V junction, the impulse ascends to the atria and descends to the ventricles, each at varying speeds depending on site of the pacemaker.

Synonyms: A-V junctional rhythm, nodal bradycardia, nodal rhythm.

(05 Mar 2000)