dysrhythmia

noun
dys·rhyth·mia | \ dis-ˈrit͟h-mē-ə \

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 \-mik \ 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 \

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 \ adjective

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