antiarrhythmic

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adjective an·ti·ar·rhyth·mic \ˌan-tē-(ˌ)ā-ˈrith-mik, ˌan-ˌtī-\

Definition of antiarrhythmic

  1. :  tending to prevent or relieve cardiac arrhythmia <an antiarrhythmic agent>

1954

First Known Use of antiarrhythmic

1954


Medical Dictionary

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antiarrhythmic

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adjective an·ti·ar·rhyth·mic \-(ˌ)ā-ˈrith-mik\
variants: or

anti–arrhythmic

also

antiarrhythmia

or

anti–arrhythmia

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Medical Definition of antiarrhythmic

  1. :  controlling, inhibiting, or preventing cardiac arrhythmia <an antiarrhythmic drug> <antiarrhythmic therapy>


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antiarrhythmic

noun an·ti·ar·rhyth·mic
variants: also

anti–arrhythmic

Medical Definition of antiarrhythmic

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


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