heart rate

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noun

the number of heartbeats per minute.

Nearby words

  1. heart of gold,
  2. heart of palm,
  3. heart of stone,
  4. heart of the matter,
  5. heart on one's sleeve,
  6. heart river,
  7. heart sac,
  8. heart shell,
  9. heart sinks, one's,
  10. heart sound

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Medicine definitions for heart rate

heart rate

n.

The number of heartbeats per unit of time, usually expressed as beats per minute.

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Science definitions for heart rate

heart rate

The number of heartbeats per unit of time, usually expressed as beats per minute.
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