bradycardia

[ brad-i-kahr-dee-uh ]
/ ˌbræd ɪˈkɑr di ə /

noun Medicine/Medical.

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

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Origin of bradycardia

First recorded in 1885–90; brady- + -cardia

OTHER WORDS FROM bradycardia

brad·y·car·dic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bradycardia

bradycardia
/ (ˌbrædɪˈkɑːdɪə) /

noun

pathol an abnormally low rate of heartbeatCompare tachycardia

Derived forms of bradycardia

bradycardiac (ˌbrædɪˈkɑːdɪˌæk), adjective
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Medical definitions for bradycardia

bradycardia
[ brăd′ĭ-kärdē-ə ]

n.

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

Other words from bradycardia

brad′y•cardic (-dĭk) null adj.
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