dicrotism


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dicrotism

 [di´krŏ-tizm]
the occurrence of two sphygmographic waves or elevations to one beat of the pulse. adj., adj dicrot´ic.

di·cro·tism

(dī'krŏ-tizm),
That form of the pulse in which a double beat can be appreciated at any arterial pulse for each beat of the heart; due to accentuation of the dicrotic wave.
[G. di-, two, + krotos, a beat]

dicrotism

/di·cro·tism/ (di´krot-izm) the occurrence of two sphygmographic waves or elevations to one beat of the pulse.dicrot´ic

dicrotism

(dī′krə-tĭz′əm)
n.
A condition in which the pulse is felt as two beats per single heartbeat.

di·crot′ic (-krŏt′ĭk) adj.

di·cro·tism

(dī'krŏ-tizm)
That form of the pulse in which a double beat can be appreciated at any arterial pulse for each beat of the heart; due to accentuation of the dicrotic wave.
[G. di-, two, + krotos, a beat]

dicrotism

the occurrence of two sphygmographic waves or elevations to one beat of the pulse.