Recurrent pulse
Recurrent Re*cur"rent (-rent), a. [L. recurrens, -entis, p. pr. of recurrere: cf.F. r['e]current. See {Recur}.] 1. Returning from time to time; recurring; as, recurrent pains. [1913 Webster]

2. (Anat.) Running back toward its origin; as, a recurrent nerve or artery. [1913 Webster]

{Recurrent fever}. (Med.) See {Relapsing fever}, under {Relapsing}.

{Recurrent pulse} (Physiol.), the pulse beat which appears (when the radial artery is compressed at the wrist) on the distal side of the point of pressure through the arteries of the palm of the hand.

{Recurrent sensibility} (Physiol.), the sensibility manifested by the anterior, or motor, roots of the spinal cord (their stimulation causing pain) owing to the presence of sensory fibers from the corresponding sensory or posterior roots. [1913 Webster]


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  • Recurrent — Re*cur rent ( rent), a. [L. recurrens, entis, p. pr. of recurrere: cf.F. r[ e]current. See {Recur}.] 1. Returning from time to time; recurring; as, recurrent pains. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) Running back toward its origin; as, a recurrent nerve… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Recurrent fever — Recurrent Re*cur rent ( rent), a. [L. recurrens, entis, p. pr. of recurrere: cf.F. r[ e]current. See {Recur}.] 1. Returning from time to time; recurring; as, recurrent pains. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) Running back toward its origin; as, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Recurrent sensibility — Recurrent Re*cur rent ( rent), a. [L. recurrens, entis, p. pr. of recurrere: cf.F. r[ e]current. See {Recur}.] 1. Returning from time to time; recurring; as, recurrent pains. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) Running back toward its origin; as, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pulse — The rhythmic dilation of an artery resulting from beating of the heart. It is often measured by feeling the arteries of the wrist. * * * Rhythmic dilation of an artery, produced by the increased volume of blood thrown into the vessel by the… …   Medical dictionary

  • pulse — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a a rhythmical throbbing of the arteries as blood is propelled through them, esp. as felt in the wrists, temples, etc. b each successive beat of the arteries or heart. 2 a throb or thrill of life or emotion. 3 a latent feeling. 4… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pulse — I. /pʌls / (say puls) noun 1. the regular throbbing of the arteries caused by the successive contractions of the heart, especially as felt in an artery at the wrist. 2. a single beat or throb of the arteries or the heart. 3. the rhythmic… …   Australian English dictionary

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