Definition of Arrhythmic

1. Adjective. Lacking a steady rhythm. "An arrhythmic heartbeat"

Exact synonyms: Jerking, Jerky
Similar to: Unsteady
Derivative terms: Arrhythmia, Jerk, Jerkiness



2. Adjective. Without regard for rhythm.
Exact synonyms: Arrhythmical
Similar to: Unrhythmic, Unrhythmical

Definition of Arrhythmic

1. a. Being without rhythm or regularity, as the pulse.

Definition of Arrhythmic

1. Adjective. Without rhythm. ¹

2. Adjective. Suffering from cardiac arrhythmia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Arrhythmic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Arrhythmic

1. Marked by loss of rhythm; pertaining to arrhythmia. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Arrhythmic

arrestors
arrests
arret
arrets
arrhaphia
arrhenic
arrhenic medication
arrhenius equation
arrhinia
arrhizal
arrhizous
arrhythmia
arrhythmias
arrhythmic (current term)
arrhythmical
arrhythmically
arrhythmogenic
arrhythmous
arrhythmy
arriage
arriages
arriba
arride
arrided
arrides
arriding
arriere

Literary usage of Arrhythmic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1903)
"When we consider such an absolutely arrhythmic kind of irregularity, ... arrhythmic irregularity—absolutely irregular and unequal pulse ; mitral disease. an ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1915)
"Associated with hysteria, chorea may be either rhythmic or arrhythmic. ... arrhythmic cases are commonly imitations of some case of Sydenham's chorea seen ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1915)
"Associated with hysteria, chorea may be either rhythmic or arrhythmic. ... arrhythmic cases are commonly imitations of some case of Sydenham's chorea seen ..."

4. Diseases of the heart and arterial system: Designed to be a Practical by Robert Hall Babcock (1909)
"This patient's pulse was very arrhythmic, his arteries sclerotic, his heart dilated, with a blowing apex-murmur and feeble sounds. ..."

5. Georg Rudolf Weckherlin: The Embodiment of a Transitional Stage in German by Aaron Schaffer (1918)
"Nevertheless, with all this, there still remains the very palpable fact that the arrhythmic theory gives rise to verses which sound exceedingly harsh to ..."

6. The Metres of the Greeks and Romans: A Manual for Schools and Private Study by Eduard Munk (1844)
"... is arrhythmic in its composition, it is altogether ... while the bacchius is wholly arrhythmic. Thus it serves in tragedy, ..."

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