pulse rate

noun Medicine/Medical.
the rate of the pulse: stated in pulsations per minute.

Origin:
1875–80

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pulse rate n.
The rate of the pulse as observed in an artery, expressed as beats per minute.

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He is also working on skin devices that monitor temperature, pulse rate and blood oxygenation in sports or military applications.
He might be an even better one if his pulse rate and the rate of technological change were a little less perfectly attuned.
Sweaty palms, nausea and increased pulse rate are the overt signs of the body's exposure to trauma.
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