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Below is a table that defines some of theterms commonly used here at Mouse Specifics, Inc. This table includes termsrelevant to the ECGenie.  

[/ig_text][/ig_column][/ig_row][ig_row width=”full” r_class=”none” t_class=”none” background=”none” relative=”no” video_b=”no” border_width_value_=”0″ border_style=”solid” border_color=”#000″ div_padding_top=”30″ div_padding_right=”30″ div_padding_bottom=”30″ div_padding_left=”30″ ][ig_column span=”span12″][ig_table tb_style=”table-default” ][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_start’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Term[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Definition[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_end’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_start’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Atria[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]The smaller two chambers of the mammalian heart, responsible for filling the ventricles with blood[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_end’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_start’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Cardiac Function[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Relates usually only to the heart, and the heart as a contracting/relaxing muscle[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_end’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_start’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Cardiovascular Function[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Invokes not just the heart, but also the coronary vasculature [arteries and veins][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_end’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_start’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Complex[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]The qualitative shape of the ECG signal, usually comprised of a small amplitude P wave, followed by a larger QRS wave, followed by a reset or return to a reference line, before it repeats[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_end’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_start’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Coronary[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Relates to the heart, and usually to a blood vessel in the heart[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_end’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_start’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]ECG[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Abbreviation for electrocardiogram[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_end’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_start’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]EKG[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Old German and still utilized abbreviation for electrocardiogram[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_end’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_start’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Electrocardiogram[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]The electrical signal generated by the heart as it contracts and relaxes[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_end’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_start’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Electrocardiography[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]The recording and study of the ECG[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_end’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_start’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Electrodes[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]The conductors through which the electrical signal (ECG) is obtained[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_end’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_start’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Electrophysiology[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]The recording and study of ion exchange that contributes to the ECG[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_end’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_start’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Heart[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Central organ of animal[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_end’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_start’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Heart Rate Variability[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Describes the regularity of a heartbeat over time. Abbreviated HRV[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_end’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_start’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Ion channels[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Pathway that particular particles get into or out of a muscle cell that effects the ECG and resulting cardiac function[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_end’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_start’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]P wave[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]The beginning portion of an ECG waveform or complex, which represents conduction of the electrical signal through the atria[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_end’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_start’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]PQRST morphology[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]The shape of an ECG complex[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_end’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_start’ ][/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]Ventricles[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table width_type=”%” tagname=”td” rowspan=”1″ colspan=”1″ rowstyle=”default” disabled_el=”no” ]The larger two chambers of the heart.  The right ventricle pumps blood to the lungs, to receive fresh oxygenated blood.  The left ventricle is the most important chamber of the heart, responsible for getting blood to the rest of the body[/ig_item_table][ig_item_table tagname=’tr_end’ ][/ig_item_table][/ig_table][/ig_column][/ig_row]