n. abnormal condition in which there are two arterial beats for each heart beat

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  • Dicrotism — Di cro*tism, n. (Physiol.) A condition in which there are two beats or waves of the arterial pulse to each beat of the heart. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dicrotism — DICROTÍSM s. n. modificare a undei arteriale care face să se perceapă două pulsaţii într o singură sistolă. (< fr. dicrotisme) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • dicrotism — noun see dicrotic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dicrotism — di·cro·tism (dīʹkrə tĭz əm) n. A condition in which the pulse is felt as two beats per single heartbeat.   [From Greek dikrotos, double beating : di , two; see di 1 + krotos, rattling noise.]   di·crotʹic ( krŏtʹĭk) adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • dicrotism — noun The condition of each beat of the pulse consisting of two sphygmographic waves …   Wiktionary

  • dicrotism — That form of the pulse in which a double beat can be appreciated at any arterial pulse for each beat of the heart; due to accentuation of the dicrotic wave. [G. di , two, + krotos, a beat] * * * n. a condition in which the pulse is felt as a… …   Medical dictionary

  • dicrotism — di·cro·tism …   English syllables

  • dicrotism — n. a condition in which the pulse is felt as a double beat for each contraction of the heart. It may be seen in typhoid fever. Derivatives: dicrotic adj …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • dicrotism — noun see dicrotic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Дикротия (Dicrotism) — удвоение удара пульсовой волны, прослушиваемое при каждом сокращении сердца. Наблюдается при брюшном тифе. Дикротичный (dicrotic). Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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