dicrotic

dicrotic

/dʌɪˈkrɒtɪk/
adjective
Medicine
Denoting a pulse in which a double beat is detectable for each beat of the heart.

Origin
Early 19th century: from Greek dikrotos ‘beating twice’ + -ic.

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While “dichrotic” is mainly a medical term, a double beat is a strong element of drum and bugle corps performances.

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