tachycardia


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tach·y·car·di·a

 (tăk′ĭ-kär′dē-ə)
n.
A rapid heart rate, especially one above 100 beats per minute in an adult.

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

tach′y·car′di·ac (-dē-ăk) adj. & n.

tachycardia

(ˌtækɪˈkɑːdɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol abnormally rapid beating of the heart, esp over 100 beats per minute. Compare bradycardia
tachycardiac adj

tach•y•car•di•a

(ˌtæk ɪˈkɑr di ə)

n.
excessively rapid heartbeat.

tachycardia

abnormally rapid beating of the heart.
See also: Heart
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tachycardia - abnormally rapid heartbeat (over 100 beats per minute)
arrhythmia, cardiac arrhythmia - an abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart
Translations
tachykardie

tachycardia

[ˌtækɪˈkɑːdɪə] Ntaquicardia f

tachycardia

nHerzjagen nt, → Tachykardie f (spec)

tach·y·car·di·a

n. taquicardia, aceleración de la actividad cardíaca, gen. a una frecuencia de más de 100 por minuto en una persona adulta;
atrial ______ auricular;
ectopic ______ ectópica;
en salves ______ en salves;
exophthalmic ______ exoftálmica;
fetal ______ fetal;
paroxysmal atrial ______ auricular paroxística;
reflex ______ refleja;
sinus ______ sinusal;
supraventricular ______ supraventricular;
ventricular ______ ventricular.

tachycardia

n taquicardia; paroxysmal supraventricular — taquicardia paroxística supraventricular
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