paroxysmal

adjective

par·​ox·​ys·​mal
ˌpar-ək-ˈsiz-məl also pə-ˌräk-
: of, relating to, or marked by paroxysms
the hypertension may be either sustained or paroxysmalD. A. Calhoun et al.

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“Paroxysmal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paroxysmal. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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