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tachycardia (n.)

"rapid heartbeat," 1868, Modern Latin, coined 1867 by German-born physician Hermann Lebert (1813-1878) from tachy- "swift" + Latinized form of Greek kardia "heart," from PIE root *kerd- "heart."

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Definitions of tachycardia

tachycardia (n.)
abnormally rapid heartbeat (over 100 beats per minute);
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