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English definition of “atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia”

atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia

noun [U]     /ˌeɪ.tri.əʊ.venˌtrɪk.jə.lə ˌnəʊ.dəl riːˌen.trənt tæk.ɪˈkɑː.di.ə/ US  /ˈeɪ.tri.oʊ.venˈtrɪk.jə.lər ˈnoʊ.dl̩ riˈen.trənt ˌtæk.ɪˈkɑr.di.ə/ (also AVNT) specialized
an unusually fast heart rate caused by an extra electrical connection that forms through the AV node ( = area of the heart that transmits electrical impulses )Disorders and diseases of the heart and blood
(Definition of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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