[ sfig-moid ]
/ ˈsfɪg mɔɪd /
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adjective Physiology, Medicine/Medical.
resembling the pulse; pulselike.
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British Dictionary definitions for sphygmoid
/ (ˈsfɪɡmɔɪd) /
physiol resembling the pulse
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Medical definitions for sphygmoid
[ sfĭg′moid′ ]
Resembling a pulse.
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