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adj 1  of the pulse  :  having a double beat (as in certain febrile states in which the heart is overactive and the arterial walls are lacking in tone) - compare MONOCROTIC   2  :  being or relating to the second part of the arterial pulse occurring during diastole of the heart or of an arterial pressure recording made during the same period di*cro*tism n 

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