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antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Cordarone) that has potentially fatal side effects and is used to control serious heart rhythm problems only when safer agents have been ineffective amiodarone , Cordarone
drug used to treat an abnormal heart rhythm antiarrhythmic , antiarrhythmic drug , antiarrhythmic medication
United States rhythm and blues pianist and singer and composer (born in 1928) Antoine Domino , Domino , Fats Domino
normal cardiac rhythm when the heart is controlled by the atrioventricular node atrioventricular nodal rhythm , nodal rhythm
music written in the bolero rhythm of the beguine dance beguine
internal rhythm that seems to regulate biological processes biorhythm
music written in the rhythm of the bolero dance bolero
percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance bones , castanets , clappers , finger cymbals , maraca
form of solo dancing that involves rapid acrobatic moves in which different parts of the body touch the ground; normally performed to the rhythm of rap music break dance , break dancing
cardiac rhythm characterized by the presence of an extra sound; can indicate a heart abnormality cantering rhythm , gallop rhythm
rhythm of a beating heart cardiac rhythm , heart rhythm
American ballroom dance in syncopated rhythm; popular early in the 20th century Charleston
bodily processes 24-hour rhythm circadian rhythm
application of a shock to restore heart rhythm defibrillation
electronic device that administers an electric shock of preset voltage to the heart through the chest wall in an attempt to restore the normal rhythm of the heart during ventricular fibrillation defibrillator
trauma caused by the passage of electric current through the body (as from contact with high voltage lines or being struck by lightning); usually involves burns and abnormal heart rhythm and unconsciousness electric shock
interpretation in harmonious bodily movements of the rhythm of musical compositions; used to teach musical understanding eurhythmics , eurhythmy , eurythmics , eurythmy
abnormal condition of a fetus; usually discovered during pregnancy and characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm fetal distress , foetal distress
abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm); can result in heart block flutter
(prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm foot , metrical foot , metrical unit
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