pacemaker

An electronic device that is implanted in the body to monitor heart rate and rhythm. It gives the heart electrical stimulation when it does not beat normally. An artificial pacemaker runs on batteries and has long, thin wires that connect it to the heart. Also called artificial pacemaker and cardiac pacemaker.

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  • pacemaker — n. (Physiol. & Anat.) 1. a specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat. Syn: cardiac pacemaker, sinoatrial node. [WordNet 1.5] 2. An implanted electronic device that takes over the function of the natural cardiac pacemaker[1];… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pacemaker — [ pɛsmɛkɶr ] n. m. • v. 1962; mot angl. « celui qui règle la marche, le pas (pace) », de pace et maker « faiseur » ♦ Anglic. Stimulateur cardiaque. ● pacemaker nom masculin (mot anglais, de pace, allure, et to make, régler) Synonyme de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • pacemaker — s.n. (Pr: péis méicăr) Stimulator cardiac. – cuv. engl. Trimis de catalina vieru, 10.10.2006. Sursa: Neoficial  PACEMAKER [PÉIS MÉICĂR] I. s. m. 1. regiune a inimii unde ia naştere excitaţia motrice. 2. element funcţional capabil să imprime… …   Dicționar Român

  • pacemaker — UK US /ˈpeɪsˌmeɪkər/ noun [C] ► PACESETTER(Cf. ↑pacesetter) …   Financial and business terms

  • Pacemaker — er et apparat til stimulering af hjertevirksomheden …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Pacemaker — Pacemaker,der:⇨Herzschrittmacher …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • pacemaker — / peismeikə/, it. /peis mɛker/ s. ingl. (propr. che fa, che regola il passo ), usato in ital. al masch. 1. (anat.) [sede anatomica in cui si originano gli stimoli alla contrazione cardiaca] ▶◀ (non com.) segnapassi. 2. (tecn., med.) [dispositivo… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • pacemaker — (n.) also pace maker, 1884, originally a rider or boat that sets the pace for others in training; sense of man made device for stimulating and regulating heartbeat is from 1951. From PACE (Cf. pace) (n.) + MAKER (Cf. maker) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pacemaker — s. m. Estimulador cardíaco. • Plural: pacemakers.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa que significa regulador do passo …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • pacemaker — m DEFINICIJA v. pejsmejker …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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