anacrotism

noun
anac·​ro·​tism | \ ə-ˈnak-rə-ˌtiz-əm How to pronounce anacrotism (audio) \

Medical 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

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“Anacrotism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anacrotism. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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