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acrotism

[ak-ruh-tiz-uh m]
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noun Pathology.
  1. absence or weakness of the pulse.
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Origin of acrotism

1850–55; a-6 + Greek krót(os) beating or rhythmical sound + -ism
Related formsa·crot·ic [uh-krot-ik] /əˈkrɒt ɪk/, adjective
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acrotism in Medicine

acrotism

(ăkrə-tĭz′əm)
n.
  1. Absent or imperceptible pulse.
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Related formsa•crotic (ə-krŏtĭk) adj.
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