Beating+or+throbbing+of+an+artery

  • 1 pulse — n. 1. Beating or throbbing of an artery, pulsation, throb. 2. Oscillation, vibration, pulsation, measured or regular beat. 3. Legumes, fruit of leguminous plants …

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  • 2 Pulse — Pulse, n. [OE. pous, OF. pous, F. pouls, fr. L. pulsus (sc. venarum), the beating of the pulse, the pulse, from pellere, pulsum, to beat, strike; cf. Gr. ? to swing, shake, ? to shake. Cf. {Appeal}, {Compel}, {Impel}, {Push}.] 1. (Physiol.) The… …

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  • 3 Pulse glass — Pulse Pulse, n. [OE. pous, OF. pous, F. pouls, fr. L. pulsus (sc. venarum), the beating of the pulse, the pulse, from pellere, pulsum, to beat, strike; cf. Gr. ? to swing, shake, ? to shake. Cf. {Appeal}, {Compel}, {Impel}, {Push}.] 1. (Physiol.) …

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  • 4 Pulse wave — Pulse Pulse, n. [OE. pous, OF. pous, F. pouls, fr. L. pulsus (sc. venarum), the beating of the pulse, the pulse, from pellere, pulsum, to beat, strike; cf. Gr. ? to swing, shake, ? to shake. Cf. {Appeal}, {Compel}, {Impel}, {Push}.] 1. (Physiol.) …

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  • 5 To feel one's pulse — Pulse Pulse, n. [OE. pous, OF. pous, F. pouls, fr. L. pulsus (sc. venarum), the beating of the pulse, the pulse, from pellere, pulsum, to beat, strike; cf. Gr. ? to swing, shake, ? to shake. Cf. {Appeal}, {Compel}, {Impel}, {Push}.] 1. (Physiol.) …

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  • 6 Pulsation — Pul*sa tion, n. [L. pulsatio a beating or striking: cf. F. pulsation.] 1. (Physiol.) A beating or throbbing, especially of the heart or of an artery, or in an inflamed part; a beat of the pulse. [1913 Webster] 2. A single beat or throb of a… …

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  • 7 nervous system disease — Introduction       any of the diseases or disorders that affect the functioning of the human nervous system (nervous system, human). Everything that humans sense, consider, and effect and all the unlearned reflexes of the body depend on the… …

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  • 8 pulse — pulse1 /puls/, n., v., pulsed, pulsing. n. 1. the regular throbbing of the arteries, caused by the successive contractions of the heart, esp. as may be felt at an artery, as at the wrist. 2. a single pulsation, or beat or throb, of the arteries… …

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  • 9 pulsation — A throbbing or rhythmic beating, as of a pulse or the heart. [L. pulsatio, a beating] balloon counter p. a form of circulatory assistance in which a balloon inflates in the aorta during diastole to improve diastolic pressure and deflates during …

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  • 10 pulsate — pulsate, pulse, beat, throb, palpitate can mean to manifest a rhythmical movement such as or similar to the one which occurs in the circulatory system when blood is forced along by alternate contractions and relaxations of the ventricles of the… …

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  • 11 pulse — I [[t]pʌls[/t]] n. v. pulsed, puls•ing 1) phl the regular throbbing of the arteries, caused by the successive contractions of the heart, esp. as may be felt at an artery, as at the wrist 2) phl a single pulsation of the arteries or heart 3) a… …

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  • 12 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… …

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