Venous pulse

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Venous pulse (Physiol) the pulse, or rhythmic contraction, sometimes seen in a vein, as in the neck, when there is an obstruction to the passage of blood from the auricles to the ventricles, or when there is an abnormal rigidity in the walls of the greater vessels. There is normally no pulse in a vein.
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Usage

In literature:

A venous pulse is seen on the line of the jugular veins along the neck.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
The pulse may be large, perhaps hard; there is also a venous pulse.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
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