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sphygmus

[ sfig-muhs ]
/ ˈsfɪg məs /
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noun Physiology.

the pulse.

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Origin of sphygmus

1910–15; <New Latin <Greek sphygmós a throbbing, pulsation; cf. asphyxia
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