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ictus

noun ic·tus \ˈik-təs\

Definition of ICTUS

:  the recurring stress or beat in a rhythmic or metrical series of sounds
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Origin of ICTUS

Latin, literally, blow, from icere to strike
First Known Use: 1752

Rhymes with ICTUS

Medical Dictionary

ictus

noun ic·tus \ˈik-təs\

Medical Definition of ICTUS

1
:  a beat or pulsation especially of the heart
2
:  a sudden attack or seizure especially of stroke

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