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sphygmic

[ sfig-mik ]
/ ˈsfɪg mɪk /

adjective Physiology, Medicine/Medical.

of or relating to the pulse.

Nearby words

sphinx, sphinx moth, sphinxlike, sphragistic, sphragistics, sphygmic, sphygmic interval, sphygmo-, sphygmochronograph, sphygmogram, sphygmograph

Origin of sphygmic

1700–10; < Greek sphygmikós, equivalent to sphygm(ós) sphygmus + -ikos -ic
Related formspost·sphyg·mic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for postsphygmic

sphygmic

/ (ˈsfɪɡmɪk) /

adjective

physiol of or relating to the pulse
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Medicine definitions for postsphygmic (1 of 2)

postsphygmic

[ pōst-sfĭgmĭk ]

adj.

Occurring after the pulse wave.

Medicine definitions for postsphygmic (2 of 2)

sphygmic

[ sfĭgmĭk ]

adj.

Of or relating to the pulse.
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