[ trahy-krot-ik ]
/ traɪˈkrɒt ɪk /
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having three arterial beats for one heartbeat, as certain pulses.
pertaining to such a pulse.
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OTHER WORDS FROM tricrotictri·cro·tism [trahy-kruh-tiz-uhm, trik-ruh-], /ˈtraɪ krəˌtɪz əm, ˈtrɪk rə-/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tricrotic
/ (traɪˈkrɒtɪk) /
physiol (of the pulse) having a tracing characterized by three elevations with each beat
Derived forms of tricrotictricrotism (ˈtraɪkrəˌtɪzəm, ˈtrɪk-), noun
Word Origin for tricrotic
C19: from Greek trikrotos having three beats, from tri- + krotos a beat
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Medical definitions for tricrotic
[ trī-krŏt′ĭk ]
Marked by three waves in the arterial pulse tracing.
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