tachycardia that begins and subsides suddenly.
paroxysmal tachycardia n.
Recurrent attacks of tachycardia, having abrupt onset and termination and originating from an ectopic focus.
- Paroxysmal trepidant abasia
paroxysmal trepidant abasia n. Abasia due to spastic stiffening of the legs.
[par-uh k-siz-uh m] /ˈpær əkˌsɪz əm/ noun 1. any sudden, violent outburst; a fit of violent action or emotion: paroxysms of rage. 2. Pathology. a severe attack or a sudden increase in intensity of a disease, usually recurring periodically. /ˈpærəkˌsɪzəm/ noun 1. an uncontrollable outburst: a paroxysm of giggling 2. (pathol) n. “sudden attack, convulsion,” […]
[puh-rok-si-tohn] /pəˈrɒk sɪˌtoʊn/ Classical Greek Grammar adjective 1. having an acute accent on the next to the last syllable. noun 2. a paroxytone word. /pəˈrɒksɪˌtəʊn/ adjective 1. (in the classical Greek language) of, relating to, or denoting words having an acute accent on the next to last syllable noun 2. a paroxytone word
[pahr-puh n] /ˈpɑr pən/ noun 1. 1 .