anac·​ro·​tism ə-ˈnak-rə-ˌtiz-əm How to pronounce anacrotism (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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