anacrotic

adjective

an·​a·​crot·​ic ˌan-ə-ˈkrät-ik How to pronounce anacrotic (audio)
: 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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“Anacrotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anacrotic. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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