antiarrhythmic

adjective
an·​ti·​ar·​rhyth·​mic | \ -(ˌ)ā-ˈrit͟h-mik How to pronounce antiarrhythmic (audio) \
variants: or anti-arrhythmic also antiarrhythmia or anti-arrhythmia \ -​(ˌ)ā-​ˈrit͟h-​mē-​ə How to pronounce anti-arrhythmia (audio) \

Medical Definition of antiarrhythmic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: controlling, inhibiting, or preventing cardiac arrhythmia an antiarrhythmic drug antiarrhythmic therapy

antiarrhythmic

noun
variants: also anti-arrhythmic

Medical Definition of antiarrhythmic (Entry 2 of 2)

: an agent (as a beta-blocker or calcium channel blocker) that controls, inhibits, or prevents cardiac arrhythmia

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“Antiarrhythmic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/antiarrhythmic. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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