HyperDic: arrhythmia

English > 1 sense of the word arrhythmia:
NOUNstatearrhythmia, cardiac arrhythmiaan abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart
arrhythmia > pronunciation
RhymesAbyssinia ... zinnia: 217 rhymes with iyah...
English > arrhythmia: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningAn abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart.
Synonymcardiac arrhythmia
Narroweratrial fibrillationfibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart
bradycardiaabnormally slow heartbeat
flutterabnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm)
gallop rhythm, cantering rhythmcardiac rhythm characterized by the presence of an extra sound
heart block, Adams-Stokes syndrome, Stokes-Adams syndrome, atrioventricular blockrecurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat
premature ventricular contraction, PVCirregularity of cardiac rhythm
tachycardiaabnormally rapid heartbeat (over 100 beats per minute)
ventricular fibrillationfibrillation of heart muscles resulting in interference with rhythmic contractions of the ventricles and possibly leading to cardiac arrest
Broaderheart disease, cardiopathyA disease of the heart
Adjectivesarrhythmiclacking a steady rhythm

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