heart/pulse rate

noun

: the number of times a heart beats in a minute

Examples of heart/pulse rate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The heart meets this need by raising your heart rate. Korin Miller, Women's Health, 2 May 2023 Roughly 1 in 15,000 children are born with congenital heart block, which causes an abnormally slow heart rate. Lizzy Lawrence, STAT, 12 Apr. 2023 In each case, Rasul allegedly groped his patients under the guise of a medical procedure, like checking their heart rate or blood pressure. Christopher Cann, Orlando Sentinel, 11 Apr. 2023 Until then, experts had long considered 300 beats to be the maximum normal heart rate, given the wiring of the heart. Matt Hrodey, Discover Magazine, 5 Apr. 2023 There is actually little evidence the watch will be that huge here, given how large the standard heart rate array appears on the back. Andrew Williams, Forbes, 2 Apr. 2023 While there are benefits at a more leisurely pace, research suggests that a high-intensity swimming program promotes significant reductions in systolic blood pressure and resting heart rate. Good Housekeeping, 31 Mar. 2023 Sounds an awful lot like how smartwatches detect irregular heart rate rhythms before advising users to seek an official diagnosis from a doctor. Victoria Song, The Verge, 18 Mar. 2023 In humans, the study said, xylazine may depress the central nervous and respiratory systems, and cause low blood pressure and a slow heart rate. Maria Morava, CNN, 17 Mar. 2023

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“Heart/pulse rate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heart%2Fpulse%20rate. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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