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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]
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pulsate

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

pul·sa′tion (-sā′shən) n.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Salehi, "Insulin ossiclations clinically important rhythm: antidiabetics should increase the pulsative component of the insulin release," Lakartidningen, vol.
The endoscopic diagnostic criteria of Dieulafoy lesion are as follows: (1) normal mucosa around the small defected mucosal lesion which has active pulsative bleeding smaller than 3 mm, (2) the presence of protruded vein, and (3) the observation of fresh clot attached to mucosal defect [5, 8].
For Sydney Dobell, this selfless resignation for the sake ofanother typifies an active Christianity.* As Mason writes,"Dobell connected his interest in art, and specifically poetry,to his religious belief, both expressive of a pulsative and convulsiveemotion that put the individual in a correct state of mind tocontemplate God." (12) Again, this "emotion" isboth psychological--it allows one to "contemplateGod"--and physiological, resembling the systolic and diastolicback-and-forth of the human heartbeat.
4 months after peritoneal dialysis was started the patient developed headaches (which were pulsative, lasted for a few hours and recurred during the day) recurring 3-4 times a day which responded to oral analgesics initially, but did not respond to treatment later and gradually became more severe.
In addition, the secretion of these hormones exhibits pulsative and circadian variation, which can lead to difficulties in the blood-sampling procedure.
The spanda theory affirms the nature of the self as not simply a static witnessing consciousness but an endlessly pulsative field of cognition and activity.