Example sentences for: paroxysmal

How can you use “paroxysmal” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A 45 year-old Caucasian woman with a history of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, sick sinus syndrome, dilated cardiomyopathy, and fatigue was seen in the University of Chicago's Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic for evaluation and treatment.

  • .." The diagnosis of HF must include at least one of four stated symptoms [paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, dyspnea at rest, New York Heart Classification functional class III (for definition see Additional Information, Item 1), or orthopnea], and one of seven stated signs (rales, 2+ or greater ankle edema, tachycardia of 120 beats/minute or more after five minutes at rest, cardiomegaly by chest x-ray, chest x-ray characteristic of HF, S 3 gallop, or jugular venous distention).

  • Whether Greta Garbo actually ever said, I want to be alone (she did), is of little consequence in the larger scheme of things; but the world consists of many parts, including many smaller--even infinitesimal--things, and we must not turn our noses up at the exact wording of Neil Armstrong's moon quotation: at least it was in English, and one need not try to explain that in Et tu, Brute , the last word is not the English word brute but the vocative case of Latin Brutus and then go off into the paroxysmal grammar of Latin to explain what a vocative is.

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