dysrhythmia

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noun dys·rhyth·mia \dis-ˈrith-mē-ə\

Definition of dysrhythmia

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

dysrhythmic

play \-mik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of dysrhythmia

New Latin, from dys- + Latin rhythmus rhythm


First Known Use: circa 1909


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dysrhythmia

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noun dys·rhyth·mia \dis-ˈrith-mē-ə\

Medical Definition of dysrhythmia

  1. 1:  an abnormal rhythm; especially :  a disordered rhythm exhibited in a record of electrical activity of the brain or heart

  2. 2:  jet lag

dysrhythmic

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