tachycardia

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An electrocardiogram showing sinus tachycardia of about 100 beats per minute

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From Ancient Greek ταχύς(takhús, swift) + καρδία(kardía, heart), analysable as tachy- +‎ -cardia.

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tachycardia ‎(countable and uncountable, plural tachycardias)

  1. A rapid resting heart rate, especially one above 100 beats per minute.

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