tachysystole etymology

English word tachysystole comes from English systole, English tachy- (Fast.)

Detailed word origin of tachysystole

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
systole English (eng) (physiology) The rhythmic contraction of the heart, by which blood is driven through the arteries.. (prosody) A shortening of a naturally long vowel.
tachy- English (eng) Fast.
tachysystole English (eng) (medicine) A condition of excessively frequent uterine contractions during pregnancy.

Words with the same origin as tachysystole

Descendants of systole
asystolic systolic systolically
Descendants of tachy-
hydrotachymeter phototachymeter tachocline tachometer tachyarrhythmia tachygraph tachylalia tachymeter tachymetry tachyon tachyonic tachypace tachypacing tachyphagia tachyphylactic tachyphylaxis tachypnea tachypnoea tachyscope tachytely tachyzoite