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dysrhythmia

[dis-rith -mee-uh] /dɪsˈrɪð mi ə/
noun
1.
a disturbance of rhythm, as of speech or of brain waves recorded by an electroencephalograph.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; < New Latin < Greek dys- dys- + rhythm(ós) rhythm + -ia -ia
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  • Electrical treatment of dysrhythmia also includes cardiac pacing.
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dysrhythmia dys·rhyth·mi·a (dĭs-rĭð'mē-ə)
n.
An abnormality in an otherwise normal rhythmic pattern.

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