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pulse rate

noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
the rate of the pulse: stated in pulsations per minute.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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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.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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