bradycardia [brad-i-kahr-dee-uh] ExamplesWord Origin noun Medicine/Medical.

  1. a slow heartbeat rate, usually less than 60 beats per minute.

Origin of bradycardia First recorded in 1885–90; brady- + -cardia Related formsbrad·y·car·dic, adjective Examples from the Web for bradycardia Historical Examples of bradycardia

  • Bradycardia or abnormal slowness of the heart-beat, is the converse of tachycardia.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for bradycardia bradycardia noun

    1. pathol an abnormally low rate of heartbeatCompare tachycardia

    Derived Formsbradycardiac (ˌbrædɪˈkɑːdɪˌæk), adjective bradycardia in Medicine bradycardia [brăd′ĭ-kär′dē-ə] n.

    1. A slowness of the heartbeat, usually under 60 beats per minute in adults.brachycardia

    Related formsbrad′y•car′dic (-dĭk) null adj.

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