pulsus bisferiens

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pulsus

 [pul´sus] (L.)
pulsus alter´nans alternating pulse.
pulsus bige´minus bigeminal pulse.
pulsus bisfe´riens a pulse characterized by two strong systolic peaks separated by a midsystolic dip, most commonly occurring in pure aortic regurgitation with stenosis.
pulsus ce´ler quick pulse.
pulsus dif´ferens inequality of the pulse observable at corresponding sites on either side of the body.
pulsus paradox´us paradoxical pulse.
pulsus par´vus et tar´dus a small hard pulse that rises and falls slowly.
pulsus tar´dus slow pulse.

bis·fer·i·ous pulse

an arterial pulse with two strong peaks.
Synonym(s): pulsus bisferiens

bis·fer·i·ous pulse

(bis-fer'ē-ŭs pŭls)
Having two beats; an arterial pulse with peaks that may be palpable.
Synonym(s): pulsus bisferiens.

pulsus bisferiens

A pulse with a double peak. This is suggestive of a narrowing and leakage of the heart valve at the beginning of the AORTA.

pulsus

[L.] pulse.

pulsus alternans
see alternating pulse.
pulsus bigeminus
bigeminal pulse.
pulsus bisferiens
a pulse characterized by two strong systolic peaks separated by a midsystolic dip, most commonly occurring in pure aortic regurgitation and in aortic regurgitation with stenosis.
pulsus celer
a swift, abrupt pulse.
pulsus differens
inequality of the pulse obervable at corresponding sites on either side of the body.
pulsus paradoxus
an abnormal inspiratory decrease in arterial blood pressure, seen in cardiac tamponade and caused by a decreased pulmonary venous return.
pulsus parvus et tardus
a small hard pulse that rises and falls slowly.
pulsus tardus
an abnormally slow pulse.
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