tachy-


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Related to tachy-: tachycardia, tachycardic

tachy-

(word root) rapid
Examples of words with the root tachy-: tachycardia
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tachy-

pref.
Rapid; accelerated: tachymeter.

[Greek takhu-, from takhus, swift.]
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tachy-

or

tacheo-

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

a combining form meaning “swift”: tachygraphy.
[< Greek, comb. form of tachýs]
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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).
Together with its Lumax 740 tachycardia series BIOTRONIK offers the industry's broadest portfolio of implantable cardiac devices in brady-, tachy- and CRT-therapy approved for use with MRI," stated Christoph Bohmer, Managing Director BIOTRONIK.