electrical axis


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electrical axis

[ə′lek·trə·kəl ′ak·səs]
(solid-state physics)
The x axis in a quartz crystal; there are three such axes in a crystal, each parallel to one pair of opposite sides of the hexagon; all pass through and are perpendicular to the optical, or z, axis.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The mean electrical axis (MEA) of ventricular depolarization was calculated in the frontal plane by the vector method with leads II and III.
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