- graded exercise tests
- (GXT) see exercise t's.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
exercise tests — exercise stress tests any of various stress tests in which exercise is used in the electrocardiographic assessment of cardiovascular health and function, particularly in the diagnosis of myocardial ischemia. The most widely used forms are the… … Medical dictionary
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