catatricrotism

[ kăt′ə-trīkrə-tĭz′əm ]

n.

A condition of the pulse marked by three expansions of the artery following the main beat and producing three upward notches on the downstroke of a pulse tracing.

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cat′a•tri•crotic (-trī-krŏtĭk) adj.
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