tachyarrhythmia

noun

tachy·​ar·​rhyth·​mia ˌta-kē-ā-ˈrit͟h-mē-ə How to pronounce tachyarrhythmia (audio)
: arrhythmia characterized by a rapid irregular heartbeat

Word History

Etymology

New Latin

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tachyarrhythmia was in 1926

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“Tachyarrhythmia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tachyarrhythmia. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

tachyarrhythmia

noun

tachy·​ar·​rhyth·​mia ˌtak-ē-ā-ˈrit͟h-mē-ə How to pronounce tachyarrhythmia (audio)
: arrhythmia characterized by a rapid irregular heartbeat
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