polycrotic

adjective
poly·​crot·​ic | \ ¦pälē¦krätik, -lə̇¦k- \

Definition of polycrotic

of the pulse
: having a complex or multiple beat and forming a curve with several secondary crests on a sphygmogram — compare dicrotic, monocrotic

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History and Etymology for polycrotic

poly- + -crotic

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“Polycrotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polycrotic. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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