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 History of this Word

"brady" is from "bradus" (slow) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.

Notes

In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

More words with this prefix,
bradycardic
bradykinesia

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grammar is modifier

"brady-" is a type of prefix

Definition

A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "slow" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

brady- illustration Dysfunction of the electrical pathways of the heart can cause bradycardia.
brady- illustration This slowness of thought we may appropriately characterize by the term bradylogia.