Anacrotism

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Anacrotism (Physiol) A secondary notch in the pulse curve, obtained in a sphygmographic tracing.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n anacrotism The secondary oscillation occurring in the ascending portion of a sphygmographic or pulse-recording tracing. See sphygmograph.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. , up, again + a stroke