arrhythmia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from New Latin arrhythmia, from Ancient Greek ἀρρυθμία (arrhuthmía).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eɪˈɹɪðmɪə/, /əˈɹɪðmi.ə/

Noun[edit]

arrhythmia (countable and uncountable, plural arrhythmias)

  1. An irregular heartbeat.
  2. A disease entity involving such beats, such as atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, AV nodal reentrant tachycardia, or others.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin, borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀρρυθμία (arrhuthmía).

Noun[edit]

  1. arrhythmia.