anacrotism
Peculiarity of the pulse wave. See anacrotic pulse. SYN: anadicrotism. [G. ana, up, + krotos, a beat]

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anac·ro·tism ə-'nak-rə-.tiz-əm n an abnormality of the blood circulation characterized by a secondary notch in the ascending part of a sphygmographic tracing of the pulse
an·a·crot·ic .an-ə-'krät-ik adj

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n.
the condition in which there is an abnormal curve in the ascending line of a pulse tracing. It may be seen in cases of aortic stenosis.
anacrotic adj.

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anac·ro·tism (ə-nakґrə-tiz-əm) [ana- + Gr. krotos beat + -ism] the presence of an anacrotic pulse.

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  • Anacrotism — A*nac ro*tism, n. [Gr. ?, up, again + ? a stroke.] (Physiol.) A secondary notch in the pulse curve, obtained in a sphygmographic tracing. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anacrotism — anacrotísm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 02.11.2007. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • anacrotism — Phys. (əˈnækrətɪz(ə)m) [f. as prec. + ism.] A secondary oscillation or notch occurring in the upward portion of the curve obtained in a sphygmographic or pulse recording tracing; dicrotism occurring in the rise of the blood wave. in Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

  • anacrotism — n. the condition in which there is an abnormal curve in the ascending line of a pulse tracing. It may be seen in cases of aortic stenosis. Derivatives: anacrotic adj …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Анакротия (Anacrotism) — аномальная кривая пульсовой волны. Может наблюдаться при стенозе аорты. Анакротический (anacrotic). Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • АНАКРОТИЯ — (anacrotism) аномальная кривая пульсовой волны. Может наблюдаться при стенозе аорты. Анакротический (anacrotic) …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • anadicrotism — SYN: anacrotism. [G. ana, up, + di krotos, double beating] …   Medical dictionary

  • katadicrotism — (kætəˈdaɪkrətɪz(ə)m) [f. Gr. κατά down + dicrotism.] ‘The occurrence of dicrotism in the downward stroke of a sphygmographic tracing’ (Syd. Soc. Lex. 1887). Commonly expressed by dicrotism without prefix (see dicrotic a.), the opposite being… …   Useful english dictionary

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