anacrotism


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anacrotism

 [ah-nak´rŏ-tizm]
a pulse anomaly evidenced by a prominent notch on the ascending limb of the pulse tracing. adj., adj anacrot´ic.

a·nac·ro·tism

(ă-nak'rō-tizm),
Peculiarity of the pulse wave. See: anacrotic pulse.
Synonym(s): anadicrotism
[G. ana, up, + krotos, a beat]

a·nac·ro·tism

(ă-nak'rŏ-tizm)
Peculiarity of the pulse wave.
See: anacrotic pulse
Synonym(s): anadicrotism.
[G. ana, up, + krotos, a beat]