\\|kräd.ik, -ēk\ adjective combining form
Etymology: New Latin -crotus (from Greek -krotos, from krotos beat, clapping) + English -ic; akin to Greek krotein to clap — more at crotal
: having (such) a heartbeat or pulse


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  • -crotic — crot·ic …   English syllables

  • -crotism — krəˌtizəm, krōˌ noun combining form ( s) Etymology: crotic + ism : condition of having (such) a heartbeat dicrotism …   Useful english dictionary

  • monocrotic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|kräd.ik adjective Etymology: mon + crotic of the pulse : having a simple beat and forming a smooth single crested curve on a sphygmogram compare dicrotic, polycrotic * * * monocrotic, crotous see mono 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • polycrotic — |pälē|kräd.ik, lə̇|k adjective Etymology: poly + crotic of the pulse : having a complex or multiple beat and forming a curve with several secondary crests on a sphygmogram compare dicrotic, monocrotic * * * polycrotˈic adjective (Gr krotos a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • anadicrotic — anadiˈcrotic a fuller form of anacrotic. in Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

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