ictus


ic·tus

noun \ˈik-təs\

Definition of ICTUS

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

Origin of ICTUS

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

Rhymes with ICTUS

ic·tus

noun \ˈik-təs\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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