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Ancient Greek


monocrotism (uncountable)

  1. (physiology) A condition in which the pulse curve or sphygmogram shows only a single crest, the dicrotic elevation entirely disappearing.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for monocrotism in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)