anacrotic pulse

n.

A slow-rising pulse tracing with a notch in the ascending portion.

Nearby words

  1. anacoustic,
  2. anacreon,
  3. anacreontic,
  4. anacrogynous,
  5. anacrotic,
  6. anacrotism,
  7. anacrusis,
  8. anacusis,
  9. anadama bread,
  10. anadem


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