dissociation

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Synonyms for dissociation

the act of removing from association

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a state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently

(chemistry) the temporary or reversible process in which a molecule or ion is broken down into smaller molecules or ions

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Based on these ECG findings, a diagnosis was made of complete atrioventricular dissociation in this pheasant (Fig 1).
Atrioventricular dissociation is a descriptive electrocardiographic term reflecting an underlying cardiac conduction abnormality, and it is often confused with an AV block.
An electrocardiogram recorded 5 hours before this one also showed isorhythmic atrioventricular dissociation, but it was incomplete with occasional capture of the ventricles by the sinus-initiated impulses.
Accelerated junctional rhythm, the underlying mechanism of this patient's atrioventricular dissociation, usually occurs in patients with structural heart disease, as was the case in our patient with diabetes mellitus, systemic arterial hypertension, and coronary arterial disease.
Thus, at times sinus rhythm completely captures the ventricles and at other times shows isorhythmic atrioventricular dissociation from an idioventricular rhythm.
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