catacrotic

adjective

cata·​crot·​ic ˌkat-ə-ˈkrät-ik How to pronounce catacrotic (audio)
: relating to, being, or characterized by a pulse tracing in which the descending part of the curve is marked by secondary peaks due to two or more expansions of the artery in the same beat

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“Catacrotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/catacrotic. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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