pulsatile

adjective
pul·​sa·​tile | \ ˈpəl-sə-tᵊl How to pronounce pulsatile (audio) , -ˌtī(-ə)l\

Definition of pulsatile

: of or marked by pulsation

First Known Use of pulsatile

1541, in the meaning defined above

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pulsatile

adjective
pul·​sa·​tile | \ ˈpəl-sət-ᵊl How to pronounce pulsatile (audio) , -sə-ˌtīl How to pronounce pulsatile (audio) \

Medical Definition of pulsatile

: marked by or occurring in pulsations a pulsatile glandular secretion

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