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sphygmus

[sfig-muh s] /ˈsfɪg məs/
noun, Physiology
1.
the pulse.
Origin of sphygmus
1910-1915
1910-15; < New Latin < Greek sphygmós a throbbing, pulsation; cf. asphyxia
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