cardiac arrhythmia

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cardiac arrhythmia

[¦kärd·ē‚ak ā′rith·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Any disturbance or irregularity of the heartbeat.
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Also, a study by a Canadian team published last year in The New England Journal of Medicine suggested that ritodrine is not effective and in fact can cause health problems like maternal heart arrythmia, and, in rare instances, death.
William Clotfelter, Depew, New York Clotfelter has a pacemaker to treat a heart arrythmia.
When UO President Dave Frohnmayer collapsed with heart arrythmia in Maryland, Jones sent his private jet to bring Frohnmayer home.