Definition of Pulsatile

1. a. Capable of being struck or beaten; played by beating or by percussion; as, a tambourine is a pulsatile musical instrument.



Definition of Pulsatile

1. Adjective. pulsating or vibrating ¹

2. Adjective. characterized by pulses ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pulsatile

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pulsatile

pulpwood
pulpwoods
pulque
pulques
puls
pulsant
pulsar
pulsarlike
pulsars
pulsatance
pulsatances
pulsate
pulsated
pulsates
pulsatile (current term)
pulsatility
pulsatilla
pulsating
pulsatingly
pulsation
pulsational
pulsationally
pulsations
pulsative
pulsator
pulsators
pulsatory
pulse
pulse-time modulation

Literary usage of Pulsatile

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1. Clinical essays by Benjamin Ward Richardson (1862)
"DIAGNOSIS OP pulsatile PULMONIC CREPITATION, DIFFERENTIAL AND ABSOLUTE. ... 1st, the pulsatile crepitation is louder and coarser than ever occurs in pneu- ..."

2. A System of surgery: theoretical and practical v.5 by Timothy Holmes (1870)
"... and as to the effect of treatment, appears to justify the following conclusions: that in pulsatile tumours connected with the bones of the extremities, ..."

3. Auscultation and Percussion: Together with Other Methods of Physical by Samuel Jones Gee (1908)
"If I. pulsatile Pulmonary Sounds, that is to say, pulmonary sounds produced or altered by movement of the heart or of the great vessels.2 1 First described ..."

4. Osteoporosis Research, Education and Health Promotion (1993)
"Replacing PTH in such a way as to mimic normal pulsatile PTH secretion may ... Research is needed to define in greater detail the pulsatile secretion of PTH ..."

5. The London Medical Gazette (1834)
"Tumor harder, less pulsatile; coagula appear to be forming ; more prominence over the internal condyle, measurement the same ; pneumonia in lower part ..."

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