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car·di·ac dys·rhyth·mi·a

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

Cardiology Any defect in the heart's electrical activity, which may be detectable only by EKG, or manifest as an abnormality in rate, rhythm, or sequence of cardiac events Clinical From asymptomatic to palpitations, syncope, etc
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Cardiac arrhythmia

An irregular heart rate or rhythm.
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Therefore, the global cardiac arrhythmias therapeutics market presents an urgent need for the development of biological drugs, which can target the gene and thus, improve cardiac functioning.
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Radiofrequency ablation of cardiac arrhythmias uses low voltage and high frequency electrical energy.
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