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Definition of "bradycardia" [bradycardia]

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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