dysrhythmia


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dys·rhyth·mi·a

 (dĭs-rĭth′mē-ə)
n.
An abnormality in an otherwise normal rhythmic pattern, as of brain waves being recorded by an electroencephalograph.

[New Latin : dys- + Latin rhythmus, rhythm; see rhythm.]

dysrhythmia

(dɪsˈrɪðmɪə)
n
1. an irregular rhythm
2. (Pathology) an irregular and unusual rhythm of the heart
3. (Pathology) an unusual pattern of brain activity as registered by an electroencephalogram

dys•rhyth•mi•a

(dɪsˈrɪð mi ə)

n.
a disturbance of rhythm, as of speech patterns or brain waves.
[1905–10; < Greek dys- dys- + rhythm(ós) rhythm + -ia -ia]
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dys·rhyth·mi·a

n. disritmia, sin coordinación o ritmo.
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