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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.


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


(ˌbræd ɪˈkɑr di ə)

a slow heartbeat rate, usu. less than 60 beats per minute.
brad`y•car′dic, adj.
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Noun1.bradycardia - abnormally slow heartbeat
arrhythmia, cardiac arrhythmia - an abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart


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


n bradicardia
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But kidneys that don't function normally can allow potassium to build up, potentially triggering "hyperkalemia" which causes nausea and leads to muscle weakness, tiredness, a slow pulse and an irregular heartbeat.
Ten different tones are available: continuous, slow pulse, fast pulse, chirp, slow chime, fast chime, slow warble, fast warble, slow siren and fast siren.
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The standards for the rapid pulse and slow pulse were just the number of pulses.
In the reconciliation scene between Lear and Cordelia, the strings are reduced to a slow pulse during the aria "Mein lieber Vater," radiantly sung by Annette Dasch.
Sean Horstead, representing Paul's family, said: "Do you think there is a possibility that you may have missed either a low or slow pulse on Paul?" Mr Chippendale said that no., there wasn't.
The broad tegmina and continuous call suggest placement in the varicornis group, and the high tooth count and slow pulse rate differentiate this species from other known members of the group.