a combining form representing sphygmus in compound words: sphygmometer.
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British Dictionary definitions for sphygmo-
before a vowel sphygm-
indicating the pulsesphygmomanometer
Word Origin for sphygmo-
from Greek sphugmos pulsation, from sphuzein to throb
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Medicine definitions for sphygmo-
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