cardiac arrhythmia(redirected from Sudden adult death syndrome)
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any abnormality in the rate, regularity, or sequence of cardiac activation.
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cardiac arrhythmiaCardiology 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.
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An irregular heart rate or rhythm.
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