Corrigan's pulse


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Related to Corrigan's pulse: dicrotic pulse, Traube's sign, Corrigan's sign

Corrigan's pulse

[′kär·ə·gənz ′pəls]
(medicine)
A pulse characterized by a rapid, forceful ascent (water-hammer quality) and rapid downstroke or descent (collapsing quality); seen with aortic regurgitation and hyperkinetic circulatory states.