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acrotism

[ ak-ruh-tiz-uhm ]
/ ˈæk rəˌtɪz əm /
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noun Pathology.
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

OTHER WORDS FROM acrotism

a·crot·ic [uh-krot-ik], /əˈkrɒt ɪk/, adjective
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Medical definitions for acrotism

acrotism
[ ăkrə-tĭz′əm ]

n.
Absent or imperceptible pulse.

Other words from acrotism

a•crotic (ə-krŏtĭk) adj.
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