thready pulse

noun

Medical Definition of thready pulse

: a scarcely perceptible and commonly rapid pulse that feels like a fine mobile thread under a palpating finger

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“Thready pulse.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thready%20pulse. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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