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antiarrhythmic

 [an″te-ah-rith´mik]
1. preventing or alleviating cardiac arrhythmias.
2. an agent that has this effect.
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an·ti·ar·rhyth·mic

(an'tē-ă-ridh'mik),
Combating an arrhythmia.
Synonym(s): antidysrhythmic
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antiarrhythmic

(ăn′tē-ə-rĭth′mĭk, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Preventing or alleviating irregularities in the force or rhythm of the heart.
n.
An antiarrhythmic drug.
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antiarrhythmic

adjective Referring to an agent or mechanism that counters cardiac arrhythmias noun An agent that prevents or ameliorates cardiac arrhythmias
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OA and UA displayed antidysrhythmic effects on Ca[Cl.sub.2]-induced arrhythmia comparable to that of amiodarone (Table 4), and on adrenaline-induced dysrhythmia, a beneficial effect comparable to that of propranolol (Table 5).
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