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Related to bradycardia: tachycardia


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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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