artificial pacemaker

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to artificial pacemaker: electrocardiogram, Bypass surgery
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for artificial pacemaker

an implanted electronic device that takes over the function of the natural cardiac pacemaker


Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
An artificial pacemaker fires electrical pulses at a certain pace, causing the heart muscles to contract and regulating the heart beat.
Complex Arrhythmias: Self Assessment--Artifacts Due to Muscle Tremors Resembling Atrial Flutter or Runaway, Artificial Pacemaker (Case 73).
Ventriculophasic sinus arrhythmia in the presence of artificial pacemaker induced ventricular rhythm.
That's when an artificial pacemaker can provide the jolt, keeping the heart beating.
An artificial pacemaker can take charge of sending electrical signals to make the heart beat if the heart's natural pacemaker is not working properly or its electrical pathway is blocked.