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Brady

[brey-dee] /ˈbreɪ di/
noun
1.
James Buchanan ("Diamond Jim") 1856–1917, U.S. financier, noted for conspicuously extravagant living.
2.
Mathew B. 1823?–96, U.S. photographer, especially of the Civil War.
3.
a male given name.

brady-

1.
a combining form meaning “slow,” used in the formation of compound words:
bradytelic.
Origin
< Greek, combining form of bradýs slow, heavy
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British Dictionary definitions for Brady

brady-

combining form
1.
indicating slowness: bradycardia
Word Origin
from Greek bradus slow
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Word Origin and History for Brady

brady-

medical word-forming element meaning "slow, delayed, tardy," from Greek bradys "slow;" e.g. bradycardia (1890), with Latinized form of Greek kardia "heart;" bradykinesia, "slow movement," with Greek kinesis "movement, motion;" bradypnea, with Greek pneo/pnein "to breathe."

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Brady in Medicine

brady- pref.
Slow: bradycardia.

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