presphygmic

[ prē-sfĭgmĭk ]

adj.

Of or being the brief interval following the filling of the ventricles of the heart with blood and preceding the pulse beat.

Nearby words

  1. presoak,
  2. presomite,
  3. presort,
  4. prespa,
  5. prespa, lake,
  6. presphygmic interval,
  7. presque isle,
  8. press,
  9. press agency,
  10. press agent


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