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anacrotic

adjective an·a·crot·ic \ ˌan-ə-ˈkrät-ik \

medical Definition of anacrotic

: relating to, being, or characterized by a sphygmographic pulse tracing in which the ascending part of the curve is marked by a secondary notch
  • an anacrotic pulse
  • an anacrotic pulse curve

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