cardiac dysrhythmia


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Related to cardiac dysrhythmia: atrial fibrillation, ventricular fibrillation

car·di·ac dys·rhyth·mi·a

any abnormality in the rate, regularity, or sequence of cardiac activation.

car·di·ac dys·rhyth·mi·a

(kahr'dē-ak dis-ridh'mē-ă)
Any abnormality in the rate, regularity, or sequence of cardiac activation.

car·di·ac dys·rhyth·mi·a

(kahr'dē-ak dis-ridh'mē-ă)
Any abnormality in the rate, regularity, or sequence of cardiac activation.

cardiac dysrhythmia (disrith´mēə),

n an irregular or abnormal heartbeat rhythm. Also known as
cardiac arrhythmia.
cardiac massage,
cardiac output,
n the volume of blood put out by the heart per minute; the product of the stroke volume and the heart rate per minute.
cardiac pacemaker,
cardiac surgery,
n an operative procedure used to treat a disease of the heart or its blood vessels.
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