bradycardia

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brad·y·car·di·a

 (brăd′ĭ-kär′dē-ə)
n.
Slowness of the heart rate, usually fewer than 60 beats per minute in an adult human.

[brady- + Greek kardiā, heart; see cardia.]

brad′y·car′dic (-dĭk) adj.

bradycardia

(ˌbrædɪˈkɑːdɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol an abnormally low rate of heartbeat. Compare tachycardia
bradycardiac adj

brad•y•car•di•a

(ˌbræd ɪˈkɑr di ə)

n.
a slow heartbeat rate, usu. less than 60 beats per minute.
[1885–90]
brad`y•car′dic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bradycardia - abnormally slow heartbeat
arrhythmia, cardiac arrhythmia - an abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart
Translations
bradykardie

bra·dy·car·di·a

n. bradicardia, espanocardia, lentitud anormal en los latidos del corazón.

bradycardia

n bradicardia
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