pulsatile

[ puhl-suh-til, -tahyl ]
/ ˈpʌl sə tɪl, -ˌtaɪl /

adjective

pulsating; throbbing.

Origin of pulsatile

From the Medieval Latin word pulsātīlis, dating back to 1535–45. See pulsate, -ile

Related forms

pul·sa·til·i·ty [puhl-suh-til-i-tee] /ˌpʌl səˈtɪl ɪ ti/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pulsatility

pulsatile

/ (ˈpʌlsəˌtaɪl) /

adjective

beating rhythmically; pulsating or throbbing

Derived Forms

pulsatility (ˌpʌlsəˈtɪlɪtɪ), noun
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Medicine definitions for pulsatility

pulsatile

[ pŭlsə-təl, -tīl′ ]

adj.

Undergoing pulsation.
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