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pulsus

 [pul´sus] (L.)
pulsus alter´nans alternating pulse.
pulsus bige´minus bigeminal pulse.
pulsus bisfe´riens a pulse characterized by two strong systolic peaks separated by a midsystolic dip, most commonly occurring in pure aortic regurgitation with stenosis.
pulsus ce´ler quick pulse.
pulsus dif´ferens inequality of the pulse observable at corresponding sites on either side of the body.
pulsus paradox´us paradoxical pulse.
pulsus par´vus et tar´dus a small hard pulse that rises and falls slowly.
pulsus tar´dus slow pulse.

pulse

(pŭls),
Rhythmic dilation of an artery, produced by the increased volume of blood thrown into the vessel by the contraction of the heart. A pulse may also at times occur in a vein or a vascular organ, such as the liver.
Synonym(s): pulsus
[L. pulsus]

pulse

(pŭls)
Palpable rhythmic expansion of an artery, produced by the increased volume of blood pushed or forced into the vessel by the contraction of the heart. A pulse may also at times occur in a vein or a vascular organ, such as the liver.
Synonym(s): pulsus.
[L. pulsus]
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Sensitivity and specificity of echocardiographic evidence of tamponade: Implications for ventricular interdependence and pulsus paradoxicus.
These patients demonstrate pulsus paradoxus ranging from 10 to 25 mm Hg because of increased accessory muscle activity.
The nurse will observe tachycardia, jugular vein distention, and diminished pulse pressure (pulsus paradoxus).
38v-39: "Vuole Isidoro, che le corde de gli instromenti siano cosi dette dal core; onde il Musico remperando i moti veloci, e tardi, altro non procura tra i suoni formati dalle corde, che Amore; da che si comprende, ch'egli ha instituito la Musica instromentale per procurare amore tra i cuori." For Isidore, see Etymologiarum 3.22.6: "Chordas autem dictas a corde, quia sicut pulsus est cordis in pectore, ita pulsus chordae in cithara.
But the vena cave is sometimes designated [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], perceived to be different from the other [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (by reason of its character, economically described by Triller `cum ratione tunicae, tum ratione motus et pulsus') and Galen uses the term/[GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (with or without the addition [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) for the portal vein, which is, after the vena cava, the body's largest.
Intrathoracic pressure and pulmonary vascular resistance may increase due to hyperinflation and hypoxemia, which leads to a rising pulsus paradoxus (National Institute of Health, 1991).
In a third passage he stated that a dissonance in counterpoint cannot last as long as a regular semibreve, a full measure of time, namely tin modem scilicet pulsus aeque respirantis'.
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Although pulsus paradoxus was not observed, other physical findings were extremely concerning for cardiac tamponade.
Vital sign abnormalities were also notable for a 16 mmHg pulsus paradoxus.