* * *bis·fe·ri·ous (bis-feґre-əs) [bis- + L. ferire to beat] having two beats, said of a type of pulse; see pulsus bisferiens. Called also biferiens and biferious.
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bisferious pulse — pulsus bisferiens … Medical dictionary
Pulsus bisferiens — In medicine, pulsus bisferiens, also bisferious pulse or biphasic pulse, is a sign where, on palpation of the pulse, a double peak per cardiac cycle can be appreciated. Bisferious means striking twice. Classically, it is detected when aortic… … Wikipedia
Pulse — The rhythmic dilation of an artery resulting from beating of the heart. It is often measured by feeling the arteries of the wrist. * * * Rhythmic dilation of an artery, produced by the increased volume of blood thrown into the vessel by the… … Medical dictionary
bisferient — SYN: bisferious … Medical dictionary
pulsus — SYN: pulse. [L. a stroke, pulse] p. abdominalis SYN: abdominal pulse. p. alternans SYN: alternating pulse. p. anadicrotus SYN: anacrotic pulse. p. bigeminus SYN: bigeminal pulse. p. bisferiens SYN: bisferious pulse. p. caprisans a bounding… … Medical dictionary
biferiens — bi·fe·ri·ens (bi ferґe ənz) [L.] bisferious … Medical dictionary
biferious — bi·fer·i·ous (bi ferґe əs) [bi + L. ferire to beat] bisferious … Medical dictionary
bisferiens — bis·fe·ri·ens (bis feґre ənz) [L.] bisferious … Medical dictionary
pulsus bisferiens — a pulse with two strong systolic peaks separated by a midsystolic dip, usually seen in pure aortic regurgitation and aortic regurgitation with stenosis. Called also biferious or bisferious pulse … Medical dictionary