arrhythmia

Lack of normal ordered rhythm - particularly in the case of the heart where arrhythmia can be a prelude to cardiac arrest.

arrhythmia

(ә-rith´me-ә) variation from the normal rhythm, especially of the heartbeat; see also dysrhythmia. adj., arrhyth´mic., adj. sinus arrhythmia the physiologic cyclic variation in heart rate, originating in the sinoatrial node and related to vagal impulses to the node; ...
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arrhythmia

(a neg. + Gr. rhythmos rhythm) any variation from the normal rhythm of the heart beat, including sinus arrhythmia, premature beat, heart block, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, pulsus alternans, and paroxysmal tachycardia.
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arrhythmia

<cardiology, physiology> Any variation from the normal rhythm of the heart beat, including sinus arrhythmia, premature beat, heart block, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, pulsus alternans and paroxysmal tachycardia. ... Origin: Gr. Rhythmos = rhythm ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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Arrhythmia

(or dysrhythmia) An abnormal heartbeat.
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Arrhythmia

A fetal arrhythmia occurs in about 1-2% of all pregnancies. A fetal arrhythmia is simply an abnormal heartbeat and can be classified as one of three types. Tachycardia means that the heart is beating too fast. Brachycardia means the heart is beating to slow. An irregular heartbeat means that the heart is experiencing extra or skipped beats. A f...
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Arrhythmia

Abnormal heart rhythm.
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ARRHYTHMIA

Also known as an irregular heartbeat, it is the interruption of a heart rhythm.
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arrhythmia

An abnormal heart rhythm.
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ARRHYTHMIA

Any abnormal irregularity of the heartbeat caused by an electrical disorder in the heart.
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arrhythmia

Any variation from the normal rhythm of the heart beat.
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arrhythmia

Any variation from the normal rhythm of the heartbeat.
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Arrhythmia

Any variation from the normal rhythms of the heart beat.
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arrhythmia

arrhythmia (āri&thstrok;'mēu) , disturbance in the rate or rhythm of the heartbeat. Various arrhythmias can be symptoms of serious heart disorders; however, they are usually of no medical significance except in the presence of additional symptoms. The heart's rhythm is controlled by ...
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arrhythmia

arrhythmia 1. An abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart. 2. An irregularity in the rhythm of the heartbeat. In an arrhythmia the heartbeats may be too slow, too rapid, too irregular, or too early. Rapid arrhythmias (greater than 100 beats per minute) are called tachycardias. Slow arrhythmias (slower than 60 beats per minute) are calle...
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Arrhythmia

Arrhythmia is a disturbance of the normal rhythm of the heart. There are various kinds of arrhythmia, some benign, some indicative of heart disease. In extreme cases, the heart may beat so fast as to be potentially lethal and surgery may be used to correct the condition. Extra beats between the normal ones are called extrasystoles; abnormal slowing...
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Arrhythmia

Arrhythmia or dysrhythmia is a change in the normal heartbeat. (Read about 'Arrhythmia')
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Arrhythmia

Arrhythmia: An abnormal heart rhythm. In an arrhythmia the heartbeats may be too slow, too rapid, too irregular, or too early. Rapid arrhythmias (greater than 100 beats per minute) are called tachycardias. Slow arrhythmias (slower than 60 beats per minute) are called bradycardias. Irregular heart rhythms are called fibrillations (as in atrial fibri...
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Arrhythmia

Disorder of the heart rhythm, irregular heartbeat (also called dysrhythmia)
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arrhythmia

Disturbance of the normal rhythm of the heart. There are various kinds of arrhythmia, some benign, some indicative of heart disease. In extreme cases, the heart may beat so fast as to be potentially lethal and surgery may be used to correct the condition. Extra beats between the normal ones are called extrasystoles; abnormal slowing is known as...
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Arrhythmia

Irregular heart beat. Arrhythmia can be a side effect of some medications, but is also a naturally occuring medical condition.
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Arrhythmia

Irregular heartbeat.
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Arrhythmia

Irregular or missed heartbeat.
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Arrhythmia

Irregular or missed heartbeat.
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arrhythmia

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-ridh′mē-ă Definitions: 1. Loss or abnormality of rhythm; denoting especially an irregularity of the heartbeat.
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