from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A rapid heart rate, especially one above 100 beats per minute in an adult.
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- n. A rapid resting heart rate, especially one above 100 beats per minute.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, excessive frequency of the pulse.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. abnormally rapid heartbeat (over 100 beats per minute)
That causes the heart to race, a condition called tachycardia, as it tries to get more blood to the head.
Disney's Hannah Montana star and pop-country singer, Miley Cyrus, revealed in her autobiography Miles to Go, that she has a heart condition called tachycardia,
Cyrus has a condition called tachycardia, which causes her heart rate to speed up.
Singer and 'Hannah Montana' star Miley Cyrus has revealed that she is suffering from a heart condition called tachycardia and luckily for her and her fans, the disease is not life threatening.
JONATHAN REINER, GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL: In the Electrophysiology Laboratory, a very short but fast-run of the kind of tachycardia fast heartbeats that we were looking for was able to be induced.
Kisch has described, as a cardiac neurosis of sexual origin, a pathological tachycardia which is an exaggeration of the physiological quick heart of sexual excitement.
This medicine had been previously banned in Spain and Australia, countries that have documented Sibutramine's side effects, such as tachycardia, arrhythmia and infarctions.
The sympathetic nervous system, which regulates tissues that aren’t under our voluntary control, may respond to heart failure by increasing the rate of the heartbeat, a condition known as tachycardia.
The pop star / actress reveals in her autobiography Miles to Go that she has tachycardia, meaning her heart rate exceeds the range of a normal resting heart rate.
Miles to Go that she has tachycardia, meaning her heart rate exceeds the range of a normal resting heart rate.