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pulse rate

noun, Medicine/Medical.
the rate of the pulse: stated in pulsations per minute.
Origin of pulse rate
1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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pulse-rate in Medicine

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

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