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sphygmic

[ sfig-mik ]
/ ˈsfɪg mɪk /
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adjective Physiology, Medicine/Medical.

of or relating to the pulse.

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Origin of sphygmic

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

sphygmic
/ (ˈsfɪɡmɪk) /

adjective

physiol of or relating to the pulse
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Medical definitions for sphygmic

sphygmic
[ sfĭgmĭk ]

adj.

Of or relating to the pulse.
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