A condition of the pulse manifested by a triple beat on the ascending limb of the sphygmographic tracing. [G. ana, up, + tri-, thrice, krotos, beating]

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  • anatricrotic — Characterized by anatricrotism; denoting a sphygmographic tracing with three waves on the ascending limb. * * * ana·tri·crot·ic (an″ə tri krotґik) on a pulse tracing, having two notches, i.e., three waveforms, on the ascending limb …   Medical dictionary

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