heart rate


noun

the number of heartbeats per minute.

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Medical 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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Scientific definitions for heart rate

heart rate

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