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impulse

noun actuation, drive, encouragement, immelling force, impetus, impulsio, impulsion, impulsus, incentive, motivation, motive, pressure, push, spontaneity, spontaneous inclination, stimulant, sudden desire, sudden force, thrust
Associated concepts: heat of passion, impulsive acts, irreeistible impulse, uncontrollable impulse
See also: catalyst, cause, desire, impetus, incentive, motive, passion, reason, stimulus
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Rythmol(R) SR is contraindicated for use in patients with medical conditions producing marked hypotension, disturbances in cardiac impulse generation or conduction, electrolyte imbalances, bronchospastic disorders or hypersensitivity to the drug.
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The resulting changes in heart rate and conduction of the cardiac impulse from atria to ventricles suggested that these low-level fields (intensity and frequency) were affecting autonomic nerves to the heart.