A throbbing or rhythmical beating, as of the pulse or the heart. [L. pulsatio, a beating]
balloon counter p. a form of circulatory assistance in which a balloon inflates in the aorta during diastole to improve diastolic pressure and deflates during systole to reduce left ventricular after load.
suprasternal p. any p. in the suprasternal notch at the anterior route of the neck.
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