Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Slowness of the heart rate, usually fewer than 60 beats per minute in an adult human.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Abnormally slow pulsation of the heart.

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  • noun The condition of having a slow heartbeat, defined as under 60 beats per minute for an adult.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun abnormally slow heartbeat

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[brady– + Greek kardiā, heart; see cardia.]

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From Ancient Greek βραδύς (bradus, "slow") and καρδία (kardia, "heart").

Examples

  • These can be some of the symptoms specifically of what is known as bradycardia, the slow heartbeat syndrome -- Soledad.

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  • "After being rushed to George Washington University Hospital, it was determined that I had a condition called bradycardia, which is medical talk for a slow heart beat.

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  • "After being rushed to George Washington University Hospital, it was determined that I had a condition called bradycardia, which is medical talk for a slow heart beat.

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  • "After being rushed to George Washington University Hospital, it was determined that I had a condition called bradycardia, which is medical talk for a slow heart beat.

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  • "After being rushed to George Washington University Hospital, it was determined that I had a condition called bradycardia, which is medical talk for a slow heart beat.

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  • "After being rushed to George Washington University Hospital, it was determined that I had a condition called bradycardia, which is medical talk for a slow heart beat.

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  • "After being rushed to George Washington University Hospital, it was determined that I had a condition called bradycardia, which is medical talk for a slow heart beat.

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  • The study also detected two characteristics in the skiers which may predict their risk of AF: a slow heart rate at rest (known as bradycardia) and a large left atrium of the heart.

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  • The study also detected two characteristics in the skiers which may predict their risk of AF: a slow heart rate at rest (known as bradycardia) and a large left atrium of the heart.

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  • The study also detected two characteristics in the skiers which may predict their risk of AF: a slow heart rate at rest (known as bradycardia) and a large left atrium of the heart.

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