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Tachycardia

Definition: Abnormally rapid heartbeat, usually over 100 beats per minute for adults. Tachycardia accompanied by an irregular rhythm is called tachyarrhythmia.

Pronunciation: tak″e-kahr´de-ah

Body System: Cardiovascular

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: tachycardia

CodeDescription
I47.1 Supraventricular tachycardia
I47.2 Ventricular tachycardia
I47.9 Paroxysmal tachycardia, unspecified
P29.11 Neonatal tachycardia
R00.0 Tachycardia, unspecified
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