Definition of “accessory pathway” - English Dictionary

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“accessory pathway” in British English

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accessory pathwaynoun [ C ]

uk /əkˌses.ər.i ˈpɑːθ.weɪ/ us /əkˌses.ər.i ˈpæθ.weɪ/ specialized

an extra electrical connection between one part of the heart and another that affects the heart's electrical system:

accessory pathway tachycardia
The patient has been asymptomatic after ablation of the accessory pathway.

(Definition of “accessory pathway” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)