Tachycardia meaning

tăkĭ-kärdē-ə
A rapid heart rate, especially one above 100 beats per minute in an adult.
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An abnormally fast heartbeat.
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A rapid heart rate, especially one above 100 beats per minute in an adult.
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A rapid resting heart rate, especially one above 100 beats per minute.
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Origin of tachycardia

  • tachy– Greek kardiā heart cardia

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek ταχύς (takhus, “swift") and καρδία (kardia, “heart").

    From Wiktionary