Dysrhythmia definition

dĭs-rĭthmē-ə
An abnormality in an otherwise normal rhythmic pattern, as of brain waves being recorded by an electroencephalograph.
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A lack of rhythm, as of the brain waves or in speech patterns.
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An abnormality in an otherwise normal rhythmic pattern, as of brain waves being recorded by an electroencephalograph.
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A disturbance to an otherwise normal rhythm (especially of the heart)
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dysrhythmia
Plural:
dysrhythmias

Origin of dysrhythmia

  • New Latin dys– Latin rhythmus rhythm rhythm

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition