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jugular pulse

jugular pulse in Medicine

jugular pulse n.
The pulse in the right internal jugular vein at the root of the neck.

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  • There is a jugular pulse, the legs may become dropsical, and there is a tendency to faint if the head is elevated suddenly.

    Special Report on Diseases of Cattle U.S. Department of Agriculture

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