- having or pertaining to a double beat of the pulse for each beat of the heart.
Origin of dicrotic
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- physiol having or relating to a double pulse for each heartbeat
C19: from Greek dikrotos double-beating, from di- 1 + krotein to beat
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- Characterized by excess dicrotism.
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