[ dahy-krot-ik ]
/ daɪˈkrɒt ɪk /
having or pertaining to a double beat of the pulse for each beat of the heart.
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Origin of dicrotic
OTHER WORDS FROM dicroticdi·cro·tism [dahy-kruh-tiz-uhm], /ˈdaɪ krəˌtɪz əm/, nounhy·per·di·crot·ic, adjectivehy·per·di·cro·tism, nounpre·di·crot·ic, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for dicrotic
Such a pulse can be easily palpated, and is known as a dicrotic pulse.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:|Louis Marshall Warfield
British Dictionary definitions for dicrotic
/ (daɪˈkrɒtɪk) /
physiol having or relating to a double pulse for each heartbeat
Derived forms of dicroticdicrotism (ˈdaɪkrəˌtɪzəm), noun
Word Origin for dicrotic
C19: from Greek dikrotos double-beating, from di- 1 + krotein to beat
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