dysrhythmia

noun
dys·​rhyth·​mia | \ dis-ˈrit͟h-mē-ə How to pronounce dysrhythmia (audio) \

Definition of dysrhythmia

: an abnormal rhythm especially : a disordered rhythm exhibited in a record of electrical activity of the brain or heart

Other Words from dysrhythmia

dysrhythmic \ dis-​ˈrit͟h-​mik How to pronounce dysrhythmic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of dysrhythmia

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dysrhythmia

New Latin, from dys- + Latin rhythmus rhythm

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dysrhythmia

noun
dys·​rhyth·​mia | \ dis-ˈrit͟h-mē-ə How to pronounce dysrhythmia (audio) \

Medical Definition of dysrhythmia

1 : an abnormal rhythm especially : a disordered rhythm exhibited in a record of electrical activity of the brain or heart
2 : jet lag

Other Words from dysrhythmia

dysrhythmic \ -​mik How to pronounce dysrhythmic (audio) \ adjective

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