Relating to or made by a sphygmograph; denoting the s. tracing, or sphygmogram.

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  • Sphygmographic — Sphyg mo*graph ic, a. (Phusiol.) Relating to, or produced by, a sphygmograph; as, a sphygmographic tracing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sphygmographic — See sphygmograph. * * * …   Universalium

  • sphygmographic — adjective Of or pertaining to a sphygmograph or to sphygmography …   Wiktionary

  • sphygmographic — adj. pertaining to a sphygmograph, of an instrument which graphically records the activity of the arterial pulse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sphygmographic — sphyg·mo·graph·ic …   English syllables

  • sphygmographic — adjective see sphygmograph * * * sphygmographˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑sphygmus …   Useful english dictionary

  • sphygmograph — sphygmographic /sfig meuh graf ik/, adj. sphygmography /sfig mog reuh fee/, n. /sfig meuh graf , grahf /, n. an instrument for recording the rapidity, strength, and uniformity of the arterial pulse. [1855 60; SPHYGMO + GRAPH] * * * …   Universalium

  • tidal wave — the sphygmographic wave after the percussion wave; the second elevation of the sphygmographic tracing between the percussion and dicrotic waves …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • Tricrotism — Tri cro*tism, n. (Physiol.) That condition of the arterial pulse in which there is a triple beat. The pulse curve obtained in the sphygmographic tracing characteristic of tricrotism shows two secondary crests in addition to the primary. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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