- a slow heartbeat rate, usually less than 60 beats per minute.
Origin of bradycardia
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Bradycardia or abnormal slowness of the heart-beat, is the converse of tachycardia.
- pathol an abnormally low rate of heartbeatCompare tachycardia
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- A slowness of the heartbeat, usually under 60 beats per minute in adults.brachycardia
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