- Measured time or motion; the regular alternation of two or more different or opposite states.
- Regular or irregular occurrence of an electrical event in the electrocardiogram or electroencephalogram.
- Sequential beating of the heart generated by a single beat or sequence of beats.
Synonym(s): rhythm method
See Also: wave
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