catadicrotism


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catadicrotism

 [kat″ah-di´krŏ-tizm]
pulse anomaly in which two small additional waves or notches appear in the descending limb of the pulse tracing. adj., adj catadicrot´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cat·a·di·cro·tism

(kat'ă-dī'krō-tizm),
A condition of the pulse marked by two minor expansions of the artery following the main beat, producing two secondary upward waves on the downstroke of the pulse tracing.
[cata + G. di-, two, + krotos, beat]
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cat·a·di·cro·tism

(kat'ă-dī'krō-tizm)
An anomaly of the pulse marked by two minor expansions of the artery following the main beat, producing two secondary upward waves on the downstroke of the pulse tracing.
[cata + G. di-, two, + krotos, beat]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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