[ dis-rith-mee-uh ]
/ dɪsˈrɪð mi ə /


a disturbance of rhythm, as of speech or of brain waves recorded by an electroencephalograph.


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Origin of dysrhythmia

1905–10; < New Latin < Greek dys- dys- + rhythm(ós) rhythm + -ia -ia
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Medical definitions for dysrhythmia

[ dĭs-rĭðmē-ə ]


An abnormality in an otherwise normal rhythmic pattern.
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