dicrotic

dicrotic

[dahy-krot-ik]
adjective Physiology.
having or pertaining to a double beat of the pulse for each beat of the heart.

Origin:
1700–10; < Greek díkrot(os) double beating (di- di-1 + krótos a clapping, rattling noise) + -ic

dicrotism [dahy-kruh-tiz-uhm] , noun
hyperdicrotic, adjective
hyperdicrotism, noun
predicrotic, adjective
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dicrotic or dicrotal (daɪˈkrɒtɪk, ˈdaɪkrətəl)
 
adj
physiol having or relating to a double pulse for each heartbeat
 
[C19: from Greek dikrotos double-beating, from di-1 + krotein to beat]
 
dicrotal or dicrotal
 
adj
 
[C19: from Greek dikrotos double-beating, from di-1 + krotein to beat]
 
dicrotism or dicrotal
 
n

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