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Abnormally rapid heartbeat, usually with a heart rate above 100 beats per minute for adults. Tachycardia accompanied by disturbance in the cardiac depolarization (cardiac arrhythmia) is called tachyarrhythmia.
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  • paroxysmal reciprocal tachycardia
  • tachyarrhythmia
  • atrial ectopic tachycardia
  • ectopic atrial tachycardia
  • ventricular tachycardia
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