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Synonyms for inversion

Synonyms for inversion

the act of changing or being changed from one position, direction, or course to the opposite

Synonyms for inversion

the layer of air near the earth is cooler than an overlying layer

abnormal condition in which an organ is turned inward or inside out (as when the upper part of the uterus is pulled into the cervical canal after childbirth)

a chemical process in which the direction of optical rotation of a substance is reversed from dextrorotatory to levorotary or vice versa

(genetics) a kind of mutation in which the order of the genes in a section of a chromosome is reversed

the reversal of the normal order of words


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(counterpoint) a variation of a melody or part in which ascending intervals are replaced by descending intervals and vice versa

a term formerly used to mean taking on the gender role of the opposite sex

turning upside down

the act of turning inside out

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5-1 mm and T-wave inversion in inferior and lateral leads (Figure 1).
T-wave inversion is a particularly difficult conundrum in athletes as it may represent the only sign of an inherited heart muscle disease, even in the absence of any other features and before structural changes in the heart can be detected (15).
2012) Prevalence of cardiomyopathy in Italian asymptomatic children with electrocardiographic T-wave inversion at preparticipation screening.
Keywords: Wellen's syndrome, T-wave inversion, Coronary angiography (JPMA 62: 548; 2012).
1 mV on at least two contiguous leads) or new symmetric T-wave inversions [greater than or equal to]0.
Correcting for arm-lead reversal, one can also recognize the changes of acute inferior myocardial infarction: large Q waves, ST-segment elevation, and T-wave inversion in the inferior leads with reciprocal tall R waves, ST-segment depression, and upright T waves in true leads I and aVL.
The demonstration of T-wave inversion after the SCD arrest may suggest the occurrence of a transient ischemic episode.
1,7-14) Sinus tachycardia, non-specific ST-segment change, and anterior T-wave inversion are the changes found most frequently in patients with hemodynamically significant pulmonary emboli.
T-wave inversion was seen in 15% by Goldstein et al while in this study it was 30%.
Subsequent 12-lead electrocardiogram revealed a normal sinus rhythm with T-wave inversion in leads V4 to V6 and ST segment elevation in leads V1 to V3 (78 beats/min).
The ST-segment depression and T-wave inversion in the anterior precordial and inferior leads are part of the pattern of right ventricular hypertrophy.
Inferior Q waves, ST-segment elevation, and terminal T-wave inversion indicate acute inferior myocardial infarction.
Repeat ECG approximately 27 hours later demonstrated diffuse T-wave inversion in the anterolateral leads, inferior T-wave flattening, and QTc interval prolongation to 786 ms (Fig.