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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A secondary notch in the pulse curve, obtained in a sphygmographic tracing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A secondary notch in the pulse curve, obtained in a sphygmographic tracing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The secondary oscillation occurring in the ascending portion of a sphygmographic or pulse-recording tracing. See sphygmograph.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek up, again + a stroke. (Wiktionary)

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