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hypsarrhythmia

noun hyps·ar·rhyth·mia
variants: or

hypsarhythmia

\ˌhips-ā-ˈrith-mē-ə\play

Medical Definition of hypsarrhythmia

  1. :  an abnormal encephalogram that is characterized by slow waves of high voltage and a disorganized arrangement of spikes, occurs especially in infants, and is indicative of a condition that leads to severe mental retardation if left untreated

hypsarrhythmic

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hypsarhythmic

\-mik\play adjective

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