pulsus paradoxus

noun
pulsus par·​a·​dox·​us | \ -ˌpar-ə-ˈdäk-səs How to pronounce pulsus paradoxus (audio) \

Medical Definition of pulsus paradoxus

: a pulse that weakens abnormally during inspiration and is symptomatic of various abnormalities (as pericarditis)

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“Pulsus paradoxus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pulsus%20paradoxus. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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