[ dī′krə-tĭz′əm ]
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A condition in which the pulse is felt as two beats per single heartbeat.
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Other words from dicrotismdi•crot′ic (-krŏt′ĭk) adj.
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How to use dicrotism in a sentence
Dicrotism, or reduplication of the pulse-beat, is not uncommon in typhus and typhoid fever.