Characterized by anatricrotism; denoting a sphygmographic tracing with three waves on the ascending limb.

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ana·tri·crot·ic (an″ə-tri-krotґik) on a pulse tracing, having two notches, i.e., three waveforms, on the ascending limb.

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  • anatricrotic pulse — a pulse in which the ascending limb of the tracing shows three small additional waves or notches …   Medical dictionary

  • tricrotic — Thrice beating; marked by three waves in the arterial pulse tracing. SYN: tricrotous. [tri + G. krotos, a beat] * * * tri·crot·ic (tri krotґik) [Gr. trikrotos rowed with a triple stroke; triple beating] pertaining to or characterized by… …   Medical dictionary

  • tricrotic pulse — a pulse in which the tracing shows three expansions of the artery in one beat. See also anatricrotic p. and catatricrotic p …   Medical dictionary

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