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MP term:ventricular premature beat
Synonym: extrasystole
Synonym: premature ventricular complex
Synonym: premature ventricular contraction
Synonym: PVC
Synonym: ventricular ectopic beat
Synonym: ventricular premature contraction
Synonym: VPB
Synonym: VPC
MP id: MP:0009732
Definition: a heartbeat is initiated by abnormal electrical activation originating in the heart ventricles rather than by the sinoatrial node, the normal heartbeat initiator, before a normal heartbeat would occur
Number of paths to term: 1

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mammalian phenotype
        is-acardiovascular system phenotype
                is-aabnormal cardiovascular system physiology
                        is-aabnormal heartbeat
                                is-airregular heartbeat
                                        is-afibrillation +
                                        is-aventricular premature beat [MP:0009732] (25 genotypes, 25 annotations)

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