Tricrotism
Tricrotism Tri"cro*tism, n. (Physiol.) That condition of the arterial pulse in which there is a triple beat. The pulse curve obtained in the sphygmographic tracing characteristic of tricrotism shows two secondary crests in addition to the primary. [1913 Webster]

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  • tricrotism — See tricrotic. * * * …   Universalium

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

  • tricrotism — n. being made of three beats …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tricrotism — tricro·tism …   English syllables

  • tricrotism — ˈtrīkrəˌtizəm, ˈtrik noun ( s) Etymology: tricrotic + ism : a condition of the arterial pulse in which there is a triple beat * * * triˈcrotism noun • • • Main Entry: ↑tricrotic …   Useful english 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 — Tri*crot ic, a. [Pref. tri + Gr. ? to beat.] (Physiol.) Of or pertaining to tricrotism; characterized by tricrotism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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