adjective, Physiology, Medicine/Medical.
of or relating to the pulse.
(physiol) of or relating to the pulse
sphygmic sphyg·mic (sfĭg’mĭk)
Of or relating to the pulse.
- Sphygmic interval
sphygmic interval n. The period in the cardiac cycle when the semilunar valves are open and blood is ejected from the ventricles into the arterial system. Also called ejection period, sphygmic period.
1. a combining form representing sphygmus, in compound words: sphygmometer. combining form 1. indicating the pulse: sphygmomanometer sphygmo- or sphygm- pref. Pulse: sphygmograph.
sphygmochronograph sphyg·mo·chron·o·graph (sfĭg’mō-krŏn’ə-grāf’, -krō’nə-) n. A modified sphygmograph that graphically represents the time relations between the beat of the heart and the pulse.
noun 1. a tracing or diagram produced by a sphygmograph. sphygmogram sphyg·mo·gram (sfĭg’mə-grām’) n. The record or tracing produced by a sphygmograph.