relative bradycardia


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relative bradycardia

See Pulse-temperature dissociation.

relative bradycardia

A heart rate that is too slow for a person's immediate physiological needs, although it may be more than 60 beats per minute. Heart rates are said to be relatively slow when they do not allow adequate circulation of blood to the brain, coronary arteries, or other vital organs.
See also: bradycardia
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