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Synonyms for rhythm

Synonyms for rhythm

the patterned, recurring alternation of contrasting elements, such as stressed and unstressed notes in music

Synonyms for rhythm

the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music

recurring at regular intervals

an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs

the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements

natural family planning in which ovulation is assumed to occur 14 days before the onset of a period (the fertile period would be assumed to extend from day 10 through day 18 of her cycle)

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After discussion with the team and the patient, it was decided that a pacemaker would be warranted if a slow escape rhythm developed.
Although initially this patient had a hemodynamically stable escape rhythm, he eventually developed severe symptomatic bradycardia several days after admission but was too clinically unstable in noncardiac issues to undergo permanent pacemaker implantation.
In many of these the sinus or atrial rhythm is too slow, and a junctional or ventricular escape rhythm has emerged.
Some causes of complete atrioventricular dissociation * * Sinus or atrial rhythm with complete antegrade and retrograde atrioventricular block and a junctional or ventricular escape rhythm.
The electrocardiogram (Figure) demonstrated complete atrioventricular block with a junctional escape rhythm at a rate of 43 beats per minute.