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Pulsation

pulsation

(Science: physiology) A throb or rhythmical beat, as of the heart.

Origin: L. Pulsatio The rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart; he could feel the beat of her heart.


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... degenerative changes in the nervous system. A 47 year-old man, who had an episode of sudden upper air-way obstruction although his radial artery pulsation was maintained, and then suffered from akinetic mutism and myoclonus for 2 years and 5 months, died of bronchopneumonia. Postmortem examination ...

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