ventricular fibrillation


ventricular fibrillation

noun

  1. Pathology. a cardiac arrhythmia characterized by rapid, chaotic electrical impulses to the ventricles, incomplete ventricular contractions, and resultant loss of pulse and blood pressure.

n.

  1. An often fatal form of arrhythmia characterized by rapid, irregular fibrillar twitching of the ventricles of the heart instead of normal contractions, resulting in a loss of pulse.v-fib

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