Pulsatile
Pulsatile Pul"sa*tile, a. [Cf. It. pulsatile, Sp. pulsatil.] 1. Capable of being struck or beaten; played by beating or by percussion; as, a tambourine is a pulsatile musical instrument. [1913 Webster]

2. Pulsating; throbbing, as a tumor. [1913 Webster]


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  • pulsatile — ● pulsatile adjectif (latin pulsare, pousser) Animé de pulsations rythmées par les contractions cardiaques. pulsatile adj. Didac. Qui est animé de pulsations. ⇒PULSATILE, adj. A. Animé de battements liés aux contractions cardiaques. Tout semble… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • pulsatile — /pul satile/ agg. [der. di pulsare ]. (fisiol.) [che pulsa, che è atto a pulsare: organo p. ] ▶◀ Ⓖ palpitante, Ⓖ pulsante …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • pulsatile — [pul′sə til] adj. [ML pulsatilis] 1. pulsating 2. played by beating, as a drum …   English World dictionary

  • pulsatile — pul·sà·ti·le agg. BU che pulsa, che è atto a pulsare: arteria pulsatile {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1481. ETIMO: dal lat. mediev. pulsatĭle(m), v. anche pulsare …   Dizionario italiano

  • pulsatile — Throbbing or beating. * * * pul·sa·tile pəl sət əl, sə .tīl adj marked by or occurring in pulsations <a pulsatile glandular secretion> * * * adj. characterized by regular rhythmical beating. * * * pul·sa·tile (pulґsə tīl)… …   Medical dictionary

  • pulsatile — adjective Date: 1541 of or marked by pulsation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pulsatile — pulsatility /pul seuh til i tee/, n. /pul seuh til, tuyl /, adj. pulsating; throbbing. [1535 45; < ML pulsatilis. See PULSATE, ILE] * * * …   Universalium

  • pulsatile — adjective a) pulsating or vibrating b) characterized by pulses …   Wiktionary

  • pulsatile — (pul sa ti l ) adj. Terme de médecine. Qui présente des pulsations. Tumeurs pulsatiles des os. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Voy. pulsation …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • pulsatile — pl.m. e f. pulsatili …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

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