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a combining form meaning “slow,” used in the formation of compound words: bradytelic.

Origin of brady-

< Greek, combining form of bradýs slow, heavy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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combining form

indicating slownessbradycardia

Word Origin for brady-

from Greek bradus slow
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Word Origin and History for brady


medical word-forming element meaning "slow, delayed, tardy," from Greek bradys "slow;" e.g. bradycardia (1890), with Latinized form of Greek kardia "heart;" bradykinesia, "slow movement," with Greek kinesis "movement, motion;" bradypnea, with Greek pneo/pnein "to breathe."

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