paroxysmal


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par·ox·ys·mal

(par'ok-siz'măl), Avoid the mispronunciation parox'ysmal.
Relating to or occurring in paroxysms.

par·ox·ys·mal

(parok-sizmăl)
Relating to or occurring in paroxysms.

par·ox·ys·mal

(parok-sizmăl) Avoid the mispronunciation parox'ysmal.
Relating to or occurring in paroxysms.

paroxysmal (per´əksiz´məl),

adj recurring in paroxysms.

paroxysmal

having the characteristic of a paroxysm.

paroxysmal dysrhythmia
a cardiac rhythm disturbance which occurs briefly and transiently.
paroxysmal syndrome
clinical neurological signs not due to lesions within the nervous system, but involving abnormal neurotransmitter function. Includes Scotty cramp, episodic falling of Cavalier King Charles spaniels, and narcolepsy.
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The author conducted a retrospective study to determine the prevalence of a falling sensation in patients who underwent the Epley canalith repositioning maneuver for the treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
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