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Synonyms for heartbeat

the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart

a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)

an animating or vital unifying force

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The AI gets a sense of what's going on and then makes determinations about your heartbeat that allow it to provide accurate context to your emotions.
In Schreck's music therapy sessions, he records patients' and their family's heartbeats and incorporates them into songs with instrumental and/or vocal tracks.
Following the completion of the transaction, Mobile Heartbeats current chief executive officer Ron Remy will serve as CEO of the organization which will operate as an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of HCA.
Playing on this fact, this game show (keenly hosted by Colgatesmiled Vernon Kay) sees players forced to battle against their own heartbeats to win cash.
The study, conducted by Jane Aspell of Anglia Ruskin University in the UK and Lukas Heydrich of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, is novel in that it shows that information about the internal state of the body - in this case, the heartbeat - can be used to change how people experience their own body and self.
A rapid, unusually forceful heartbeat, which can be felt in your throat.
And if the heartbeats do not match when the mother breathes in rhythm, it could signal that something is wrong with the child and give doctors an early warning.
The first home blood pressure monitor designed to detect and accurately flag irregular heartbeats was launched earlier this month at a meeting of the American College of Cardiology.
Taking fish oil supplements reduced the episodes of irregular heartbeats in a study of 65 people with cardiac arrhythmia.
Some people have heartbeats a little faster, some a littler slower, but 72 is about average.
The interval represents the time between heartbeats.
In the study of 683 people who had experienced irregular heartbeats, most of the life-threatening irregular beats, known as arrhythmias, occurred on Mondays - even if the person did not work anymore.
In paroxysmal tachycardia, repeated periods of very fast heartbeats begin and end suddenly.
Washington, August 15 ( ANI ): A new research has said that a visual projection of human heartbeats can be used to generate an 'out-of-body experience.
Nerve growth run amok may explain why, after surviving a heart attack, some people begin to suffer from irregular heartbeats and may die suddenly when their heart stops beating.