Tricrotic Tri*crot"ic, a. [Pref. tri- + Gr. ? to beat.] (Physiol.) Of or pertaining to tricrotism; characterized by tricrotism. [1913 Webster]

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  • tricrotic — TRICRÓTIC, Ă adj. (despre puls) cu bătăi triple. (< engl. tricrotic) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • tricrotic — [trī krät′ik] adj. [< Gr trikrotos, (rowed) with triple stroke < tri ,TRI + krotein, to beat (< IE * kret , to strike > OE hrindan, to push) + IC] Physiol. designating or of a pulse having three separate rhythmic waves to each beat… …   English World dictionary

  • tricrotic — tricrotism /truy kreuh tiz euhm, trik reuh /, n. /truy krot ik/, adj. Physiol. 1. having three arterial beats for one heartbeat, as certain pulses. 2. pertaining to such a pulse. [1875 80; < Gk tríkrot(os) with triple beat (tri TRI + krótos beat) …   Universalium

  • tricrotic — Thrice beating; marked by three waves in the arterial pulse tracing. SYN: tricrotous. [tri + G. krotos, a beat] * * * tri·crot·ic (tri krotґik) [Gr. trikrotos rowed with a triple stroke; triple beating] pertaining to or characterized by… …   Medical dictionary

  • tricrotic — adj. having a triple arterial beat for one heartbeat; having a triple beat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tricrotic — tri·crot·ic …   English syllables

  • tricrotic — adj. (of the pulse) having a triple beat. Etymology: TRI after DICROTIC …   Useful english dictionary

  • tricrotic pulse — a pulse in which the tracing shows three expansions of the artery in one beat. See also anatricrotic p. and catatricrotic p …   Medical dictionary

  • tricrotic wave — a third wave in the sphygmographic curve in addition to the tidal and dicrotic waves, occurring during systole …   Medical dictionary

  • tricrotism — The condition of being tricrotic. * * * tri·cro·tism (triґkro tiz əm) presence of a tricrotic pulse …   Medical dictionary

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