tachycardia

noun tachy·car·dia \ ˌta-ki-ˈkär-dē-ə \

Definition of tachycardia

:relatively rapid heart action whether physiological (as after exercise) or pathological — compare bradycardia

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New Latin


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tachycardia

noun tachy·car·dia \ ˌtak-i-ˈkärd-ē-ə \

medical Definition of tachycardia

:relatively rapid heart action whether physiological (as after exercise) or pathological — see junctional tachycardia, paroxysmal tachycardia, sinus tachycardia, ventricular tachycardia — compare bradycardia

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