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Definition of Flutter, atrial

Flutter, atrial: Well-organized but overly rapid contractions of the atrium of the heart (usually at a rate of 250-350 contractions per minute).

Flutter refers to a rapid vibration or pulsation. The difference between flutter and fibrillation is that flutter is well organized while fibrillation is not. Atrial flutter is a serious and potentially unstable rhythm of the heart.

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