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Definition of Syndrome, WPW

Syndrome, WPW: WPW is an abbreviation for the Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, a condition caused by an abnormality in the electrical system of the heart which normally tells the heart muscle when to contract.

See: Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=7416
Last Editorial Review: 10/9/2012

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