bradycardia

noun bra·dy·car·dia \ ˌbrā-di-ˈkär-dē-ə also ˌbra- \

Definition of bradycardia

: relatively slow heart action — compare tachycardia

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Origin and Etymology of bradycardia

New Latin


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bradycardia

noun bra·dy·car·dia \ ˌbrād-i-ˈkärd-ē-ə also ˌbrad- \

medical Definition of bradycardia

: relatively slow heart action whether physiological or pathological — compare tachycardia

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