Catadicrotism
Catadicrotism Cat`a*di"cro*tism, n. [Cata- + dicrotism.] (Physiol.) Quality or state of being catacrotic. -- {Cat`a*di*crot"ic}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • catadicrotism — A condition of the pulse marked by two minor expansions of the artery following the main beat, producing two secondary upward waves on the downstroke of the pulse tracing. [cata + G. di , two, + krotos, beat] * * * cata·di·cro·tism… …   Medical dictionary

  • Catadicrotic — Catadicrotism Cat a*di cro*tism, n. [Cata + dicrotism.] (Physiol.) Quality or state of being catacrotic. {Cat a*di*crot ic}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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