Marked by loss of rhythm; pertaining to arrhythmia.

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ar·rhyth·mic -mik adj
1) lacking rhythm or regularity <\arrhythmic locomotor activity>
2) of, relating to, characterized by, or resulting from arrhythmia <\arrhythmic risk> <\arrhythmic death>

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ar·rhyth·mic (ə-rithґmik) [a-1 + Gr. rhythmos rhythm] 1. characterized by absence of rhythm. 2. pertaining to or characterized by arrhythmia.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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