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Definition: 'Sinoatrial Conduction Time'

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sinoatrial conduction time (SACT)

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. the time required for an impulse to travel from sinus node to atrium; estimated indirectly during reset nodus sinuatrialis period by halving the average interval from the premature beat to the following normal sinus beat of the atrium.



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