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bradysphygmia

Pronunciation: brad′ē-sfig′mē-ă

Definition: Slowness of the pulse; can occur without bradycardia, as in ventricular bigeminy when every alternate beat may fail to produce a peripheral pulse.

[brady- + G. sphygmos, pulse]

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