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Antesystole (antesystolia: lat. ante-– ahead, before, before + Greek systello – to pull together, reduce) – premature, concerning excitement of auricles, excitement of ventricles. On an ECG the antesystole is shown by shortening of an interval of P-Q. Usually meets at Klerk-Levi-Kristesko and Wolff-Parkinson-Whyte's syndromes.

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