tachy-


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Related to tachy-: tachycardia, tachycardic

tachy-

pref.
Rapid; accelerated: tachymeter.

[Greek takhu-, from takhus, swift.]

tachy-

or

tacheo-

combining form
swift or accelerated: tachycardia; tachygraphy; tachylyte; tachyon; tachyphylaxis.
[from Greek takhus swift]

tachy-

a combining form meaning “swift”: tachygraphy.
[< Greek, comb. form of tachýs]
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sup][6],[9],[10],[11] Sympathetic hyperactivity and parasympathetic dysfunction may cause tachy- or brady-arrhythmias, increased troponin T, myocardial infarction, myocyte vacuolization, and reduced cerebral vasodilatation in animal stroke studies, as well as subsequent further cerebral vasoconstriction.
The cardiovascular classification comprises all patients with diagnoses of ischemic heart disease (ICD I20-25; including angina, subendocardial and transmural AMI, and bypass grafting) and other forms of heart disease (ICD I30-I52; including valvular heart disease, pericarditis, myocarditis, cardiomyopathy and congestive cardiac failure, and tachy- and brady-arrhythmias).