a longitudinal earthquake wave that travels through the interior of the earth and is usually the first conspicuous wave to be recorded by a seismograph.
1908 in geology, the p representing primary (adj.).
P wave n.
A deflection in an electrocardiogram indicating depolarization of the atria.
See primary wave.
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