pref. pulse (Physiology)

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  • sphygmo- — ♦ Élément, du gr. sphugmos « pouls, pulsation ». ⇒SPHYGMO , élém. formant Élém. tiré du gr. « pouls, pulsation » , entrant dans la constr. de mots dans les domaines méd. et physiol. où il indique une relation avec le pouls. A. [Les mots constr.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • sphygmo- — [sfig′mō, sfig′mə] [< Gr sphygmos: see SPHYGMIC] combining form the pulse [sphygmograph]: also, before a vowel, sphygm …   English World dictionary

  • sphygmo- — a combining form representing sphygmus in compound words: sphygmometer. * * * …   Universalium

  • sphygmo- — prefix denoting the pulse …   Medical dictionary

  • sphygmo- — [ sfɪgməʊ] combining form Physiology relating to the pulse or pulsation: sphygmograph. Origin from Gk sphugmos pulse …   English new terms dictionary

  • sphygmo- — combining form denoting the pulse …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • sphygmo- — aff. a combining form meaning “the pulse” (sphygmograph) • Etymology: < Gk sphygmós throbbing, pulse, n. der. ofsphýzeinto beat …   From formal English to slang

  • sphygmo- — a word element meaning pulse . Also, (before vowels), sphygm . {Greek, combining form of sphygmos} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sphygmo- — comb. form Physiol. a pulse or pulsation. Etymology: Gk sphugmo f. sphugmos pulse f. sphuzo to throb …   Useful english dictionary

  • sphygmo-oscillometer — An instrument resembling an aneroid sphygmomanometer used in the measurement of the systolic and diastolic blood pressure. [sphygmo + L. oscillo, to swing, + G. metron, measure] * * * sphyg·mo os·cil·lom·e·ter (sfig″mo os″ĭ… …   Medical dictionary

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