anti-arrhythmic

adjective an·ti-ar·rhyth·mic \ ˌan-tē-(ˌ)ā-ˈrit͟h-mik , ˌan-ˌtī- \
variants: or antiarrhythmic

Definition of anti-arrhythmic

medical
: counteracting or preventing cardiac arrhythmia
  • anti-arrythmic agents

antiarrhythmic

noun

First Known Use of anti-arrhythmic

1954

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antiarrhythmic

adjective an·ti·ar·rhyth·mic \ -(ˌ)ā-ˈrit͟h-mik \
variants: or anti-arrhythmic also antiarrhythmia or anti-arrhythmia play \-(ˌ)ā-ˈrit͟h-mē-ə\

medical Definition of antiarrhythmic

: controlling, inhibiting, or preventing cardiac arrhythmia
  • an antiarrhythmic drug
  • antiarrhythmic therapy

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antiarrhythmic

noun
variants: also anti-arrhythmic

medical Definition of antiarrhythmic

: an agent (as a beta-blocker or calcium channel blocker) that controls, inhibits, or prevents cardiac arrhythmia

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