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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Medicine Having three waves or elevations to one beat of the pulse.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to tricrotism; characterized by tricrotism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to tricrotism; characterized by tricrotism.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having three beats: used with reference to the normal pulse-tracing.

Etymologies

From Greek trikrotos, having a triple beat : tri-, three; see trei- in Indo-European roots + krotein, to beat.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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