- having three arterial beats for one heartbeat, as certain pulses.
- pertaining to such a pulse.
Origin of tricrotic
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- physiol (of the pulse) having a tracing characterized by three elevations with each beat
C19: from Greek trikrotos having three beats, from tri- + krotos a beat
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- Marked by three waves in the arterial pulse tracing.
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