How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"tachy" is from "takhus" (swift) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "rapid" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|This tachycardia is a difficult clinical problem for the physician.|
|This tachygraphy consisted of word stem signs and of word ending signs.|