tricrotic

tricrotic

[trahy-krot-ik]
adjective Physiology.
1.
having three arterial beats for one heartbeat, as certain pulses.
2.
pertaining to such a pulse.

Origin:
1875–80; < Greek tríkrot(os) with triple beat (tri- tri- + krótos beat) + -ic

tricrotism [trahy-kruh-tiz-uhm, trik-ruh-] , noun
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tricrotic (traɪˈkrɒtɪk)
 
adj
physiol (of the pulse) having a tracing characterized by three elevations with each beat
 
[C19: from Greek trikrotos having three beats, from tri- + krotos a beat]
 
tricrotism
 
n

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tricrotic tri·crot·ic (trī-krŏt'ĭk)
adj.
Marked by three waves in the arterial pulse tracing.

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