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Are arrythmias and?Abnormal heart rhythm the same thing?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Yes

Arrhythmia is an unfortunate misnomer. It suggests there is no rhythm at all, in other words that the heart has ceased to beat.
"a-" is a prefix that means "not".

In brief: Yes

Arrhythmia is an unfortunate misnomer. It suggests there is no rhythm at all, in other words that the heart has ceased to beat.
"a-" is a prefix that means "not".
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