adj. of the pulse (Physiology)

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  • Sphygmic — Sphyg mic, a. [Gr. ??? the pulse.] (Physiol.) Of or pertaining to the pulse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sphygmic — [sfig′mik] adj. [ModL sphygmicus < Gr sphygmikos < sphygmos, the pulse < sphyzein, to throb] Physiol. of the pulse …   English World dictionary

  • sphygmic — /sfig mik/, adj. Physiol., Med. of or pertaining to the pulse. [1700 10; < Gk sphygmikós, equiv. to sphygm(ós) SPHYGMUS + ikos IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • sphygmic — Relating to the pulse. * * * sphyg·mic sfig mik adj of or relating to the circulatory pulse * * * sphyg·mic (sfigґmik) [Gr. sphygmikos] pertaining to the pulse …   Medical dictionary

  • sphygmic — sphyg·mic …   English syllables

  • sphygmic — /ˈsfɪgmɪk/ (say sfigmik) adjective of or relating to the pulse. {Greek sphygmikos} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sphygmic —   a. pertaining to pulse (of heart).    ♦ sphygmochronograph, n. instrument recording pulse.    ♦ sphygmodic, a. pulsating.    ♦ sphygmograph, n. instrument recording pulse of artery.    ♦ sphygmoid, a. like a pulse.    ♦ sphygmology, n. study of …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • sphygmic — ˈsfigmik adjective Etymology: Greek sphygmikos, from sphygmos pulse + ikos ic : of or relating to the circulatory pulse …   Useful english dictionary

  • sphygmic period — ejection p …   Medical dictionary

  • interval — A time or space between two periods or objects; a break in continuity. [L. inter vallum, space between breastworks in a camp, an i., fr. vallum, a rampart, wall] a c i. the i. between the onset of the a wave and that of the c wave of the jugular… …   Medical dictionary

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