from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A condition in which the pulse is felt as two beats per single heartbeat.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The condition of each beat of the pulse consisting of two sphygmographic waves
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A condition in which there are two beats or waves of the arterial pulse to each beat of the heart.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being dicrotic.
From Greek dikrotos, double-beating : di-, two; see di-1 + krotos, rattling noise.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Greek di (twice) and krotos (beat) (Wiktionary)