catadicrotism

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catadicrotism cat·a·di·cro·tism (kāt'ə-dī'krə-tĭz'əm)
n.
A condition of the pulse marked by two expansions of the artery following the main beat, producing two upward notches on the downstroke of the pulse tracing.


cat'a·di·crot'ic (-krŏt'ĭk) adj.
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