polycrotism


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polycrotism

 [pol-ik´rah-tizm]
the quality of having several waves to each beat of the pulse. adj., adj polycrot´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.

pol·yc·ro·tism

(pol-ik'rō-tizm),
A condition in which the sphygmographic tracing shows several upward breaks in the descending wave.
[poly- + G. krotos, a beat]
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po·lyc·ro·tism

(pol-ik'rŏ-tizm)
A condition in which the sphygmographic tracing shows several upward breaks in the descending wave.
[poly- + G. krotos, a beat]
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