palpitant

palpitant

[pal-pi-tuhnt]
adjective
affected or characterized by palpitation.

Origin:
1835–40; < Latin palpitant- (stem of palpitāns), present participle of palpitāre. See palpitate, -ant

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palpitate (ˈpælpɪˌteɪt)
 
vb
1.  (of the heart) to beat with abnormal rapidity
2.  to flutter or tremble
 
[C17: from Latin palpitāre to throb, from palpāre to stroke]
 
'palpitant
 
adj
 
palpi'tation
 
n

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