[ an-tee-uh-rith-mik, -uh-rith-, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti əˈrɪð mɪk, -əˈrɪθ-, ˌæn taɪ- /
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of or relating to any substance that prevents, inhibits, or alleviates heartbeat irregularities.
any such substance, as lidocaine.
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Medical definitions for antiarrhythmic
[ ăn′tē-ə-rĭð′mĭk, ăn′tī- ]
Preventing or alleviating irregularities in the force or rhythm of the heart.
An antiarrythmic drug.
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