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tricrotic

[trahy-krot-ik] /traɪˈkrɒt ɪk/
adjective, Physiology.
1.
having three arterial beats for one heartbeat, as certain pulses.
2.
pertaining to such a pulse.
Origin of tricrotic
1875-1880
1875-80; < Greek tríkrot(os) with triple beat (tri- tri- + krótos beat) + -ic
Related forms
tricrotism
[trahy-kruh-tiz-uh m, trik-ruh-] /ˈtraɪ krəˌtɪz əm, ˈtrɪk rə-/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tricrotic

tricrotic

/traɪˈkrɒtɪk/
adjective
1.
(physiol) (of the pulse) having a tracing characterized by three elevations with each beat
Derived Forms
tricrotism (ˈtraɪkrəˌtɪzəm; ˈtrɪk-) noun
Word Origin
C19: from Greek trikrotos having three beats, from tri- + krotos a beat
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tricrotic in Medicine

tricrotic tri·crot·ic (trī-krŏt'ĭk)
adj.
Marked by three waves in the arterial pulse tracing.

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