anacrotic


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an·a·crot·ic

(an'ă-krot'ik),
Referring to the upstroke or ascending limb of the arterial pulse tracing; an abbreviated form for anadicrotic, twice beating on the upstroke.
Synonym(s): anadicrotic

an·a·crot·ic

(an'ă-krot'ik)
Referring to the upstroke or ascending limb of the arterial pulse tracing.

anacrotic

(an?a-krot'ik) [ ana- + Gr. krotos, stroke]
1. Pert. to the ascending or vertical upstroke of a sphygmogram.
2. Pert. to a pulse wave tracing with a notched appearance near its summit.
3. Pert. to two heartbeats traced on the ascending line of a sphygmogram. See: pulse