arrhythmia

noun ar·rhyth·mia \ ā-ˈrit͟h-mē-ə \
Updated on: 13 Dec 2017

Definition of arrhythmia

: an alteration in rhythm of the heartbeat either in time or force

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Origin and Etymology of arrhythmia

New Latin, from Greek, lack of rhythm, from arrhythmos unrhythmical, from a- + rhythmos rhythm


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arrhythmia

noun ar·rhyth·mia \ ā-ˈrit͟h-mē-ə \

medical Definition of arrhythmia

: an alteration in rhythm of the heartbeat either in time or force

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