- - esophageal d. abnormal motility of the muscular layers of the esophageal wall, such as occurs in esophageal spasm.
* * *dys·rhyth·mia dis-'rith-mē-ə n1) an abnormal rhythm esp a disordered rhythm exhibited in a record of electrical activity of the brain or heart2) JET LAGdys·rhyth·mic -mik adj
* * *dys·rhyth·mia (dis-rithґme-ə) [dys- + rhythm + -ia] disturbance of rhythm; in describing abnormal cardiac rhythms, the term arrhythmia is usually used, even for abnormal but regular heart rhythms (see subentries under arrhythmia).
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