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Medical Term:

hypsarhythmia

Pronunciation: hip'sa-rith'me-a

Definition: The abnormal and characteristically chaotic electroencephalogram commonly found in patients with infantile spasms.

[G. hypsi, high, + a- priv. + rhythmos, rhythm]

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