Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See arrhythmia, arrhythmic.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of arrhythmia.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "If he tried to hide somewhere, and the later stages of cyanide poisoning took effect -- heart arhythmia, respiratory depression -- then he undoubtedly would have died a lonely and painful death."

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • "If he tried to hide somewhere, and the later stages of cyanide poisoning took effect -- heart arhythmia, respiratory depression -- then he undoubtedly would have died a lonely and painful death."

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • But I've been stricken with an arhythmia, a serious arhythmia as a result, and that's basically what I'm treated for.

    CNN Transcript Jul 25, 2003

  • Should I suffer that arhythmia, it's generally sudden death.

    CNN Transcript Jul 25, 2003

  • They actually also reduce your overall serum, triglycerides, cholesterol levels down as well, and they also do things to prevent arhythmia in the heart, so you don't get potentially fatal irregular heartbeats, which as you say, can cause sudden heart death, Anderson.

    CNN Transcript Apr 10, 2002

  • Poor Bella -- she has to develop arhythmia, all the times her heart either stops or sputters.

    FlickFilosopher.com

Comments

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  • Possibly the most underappreciated word on Wordie.

    December 13, 2006

  • Isn't this a typo for arrhythmia?

    December 27, 2006

  • Hmm, both spellings are technically valid. I like this one better, personally. But it would seem the double-r version is more popular. So I'll go join that party. :-)

    December 27, 2006