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Medical Term:

bradycardia

Pronunciation: brad′ē-kar′dē-ă

Definition: Slowness of the heartbeat, usually defined (by convention) as a rate under 50 beats/minute.

Synonym(s): brachycardia, bradyrhythmia

[brady- + G. kardia, heart]

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