bigeminal
adjective see bigeminy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bigeminal — bi·gem·i·nal (bī jĕmʹə nəl) adj. Occurring in pairs; doubled or twinned: a bigeminal pulse.   [Possibly from Late Latin bigeminus, doubled : Latin bi , two; see bi 1 + Latin geminus, double.] * * * …   Universalium

  • bigeminal — 1. adjective Occurring in pairs; doubled or twinned. a bigeminal pulse 2. noun The occurrence of premature atrial or ventricular heartbeats in pairs …   Wiktionary

  • bigeminal — adjective occurring in pairs a bigeminal pulse • Similar to: ↑multiple …   Useful english dictionary

  • bigeminal — adj. [L. bis, two; geminus, twin] Doubled; paired …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • bigeminal — Paired; double; twin …   Medical dictionary

  • bigeminal — adj. dual, even, symmetrical …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bigeminal — bi·gem·i·nal …   English syllables

  • bigeminal body — one of the two swellings that develop in the roof of the midbrain during its development in the embryo …   Medical dictionary

  • bigeminal pregnancy — twin p …   Medical dictionary

  • bigeminal pulse — a pulse in which beats occur as two in rapid succession separated from the following pair by a longer interval; it is usually related to regularly occurring ventricular premature beats …   Medical dictionary

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