anacrotism definition

  • noun:
    • A secondary notch in the pulse curve, gotten in a sphygmographic tracing.
    • a second notch within the pulse bend, gotten in a sphygmographic tracing.
    • The secondary oscillation occurring when you look at the ascending percentage of a sphygmographic or pulse-recording tracing. See sphygmograph.
    • another notch when you look at the pulse curve, obtained in a sphygmographic tracing.
    • a second notch inside pulse curve, acquired in a sphygmographic tracing.
    • The additional oscillation happening in ascending part of a sphygmographic or pulse-recording tracing. See sphygmograph.
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