With a diurnal temperature successively less elevated above the normal standard there is a corresponding fall of the pulse-rate.
The pulse-rate of early infancy varies from 100 to 120, and is very easily hurried.
A mild febrile disturbance causing a rise of temperature to little more than 100 F. will send the pulse-rate up 30 beats.
pulse rate n.
The rate of the pulse as observed in an artery, expressed as beats per minute.