Predicrotic

Pre`di*crot"ic

(?), a. (Physiol.) A term applied to the pulse wave sometimes seen in a pulse curve or sphygmogram, between the apex of the curve and the dicrotic wave.
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The predicrotic or tidal wave is best marked in a hard pulse, i. e., where the blood pressure is high.
Landois & Stirling.
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