anacrotism


anac·ro·tism

noun \ə-ˈnak-rə-ˌtiz-əm\

Definition of ANACROTISM

: an abnormality of the blood circulation characterized by a secondary notch in the ascending part of a sphygmographic tracing of the pulse
an·a·crot·ic \ˌan-ə-ˈkrät-ik\ adjective

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