hypsarrhythmia

noun

hyps·​ar·​rhyth·​mia
variants or hypsarhythmia
: 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 intellectual disability if left untreated
hypsarrhythmic adjective
or hypsarhythmic

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“Hypsarrhythmia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypsarrhythmia. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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