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pul·sate

(pŭl'sāt),
To throb or beat rhythmically; said of the heart or an artery.
[L. pulso, pp. -atus, to beat]

pulsate

(pŭl′sāt′)
v.
To expand and contract rhythmically; beat.

pul·sa′tion (-sā′shən) n.

pulsate

[pul′sāt]
Etymology: L, pulsare, to beat
to throb or vibrate rhythmically, as does the heart during its contraction-relaxation cycle.

pul·sate

(pŭl'sāt)
To throb or beat rhythmically; said of the heart or an artery.
[L. pulso, pp. -atus, to beat]
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