acrotism

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin acrotismus, from Ancient Greek ἀ- (a-, privative a) + κρότος (krótos, a rattling, beating) + -ismus.[1]

Noun[edit]

acrotism (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) A lack or defect of the pulse.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ acrotism”, in OED Online, Oxford: Oxford University Press, launched 2000.

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