a combining form meaning “swift,” used in the formation of compound words:
combining form
swift or accelerated: tachycardia, tachygraphy, tachylyte, tachyon, tachyphylaxis

tachy- pref.
Rapid; accelerated: tachycardia.


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    tachycardia-bradycardia syndrome n. A syndrome characterized by alternating periods of slow and rapid heartbeat.

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    tachycardiac tach·y·car·di·ac (tāk’ĭ-kär’dē-āk’) adj. Of, relating to, or affected by tachycardia.

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