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(Science: cardiology, physiology) The impulse transmitted to arteries by contraction of the left ventricle of the heart.

Customarily palpated at the radial artery in the wrist. The pulse can provide information concerning the number of cardiac contractions per minute (rate) and the overall regularity of the contractions (rhythm).

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