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acrotism

[ak-ruh-tiz-uh m] /ˈæk rəˌtɪz əm/
noun, Pathology
1.
absence or weakness of the pulse.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; a-6 + Greek krót(os) beating or rhythmical sound + -ism
Related forms
acrotic
[uh-krot-ik] /əˈkrɒt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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acrotic in Medicine

acrotism ac·ro·tism (āk'rə-tĭz'əm)
n.
Absent or imperceptible pulse.


a·crot'ic (ə-krŏt'ĭk) adj.
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