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plateau pulse

[ plă-tō ]

n.

The slow, sustained pulse of aortic stenosis, producing a prolonged flat-topped curve in the sphygmogram.

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Nearby words

plate tracery, plate up, plate, river, plate-dog, plateau, plateau pulse, plateau's problem, plated, plateful, plateholder, platelayer
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