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Related to relative bradycardia: relative tachycardia
relative bradycardiaSee Pulse-temperature dissociation.
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