bigeminal


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bi·gem·i·nal

 (bī-jĕm′ə-nəl)
adj.
Occurring in pairs; doubled or twinned: has a bigeminal pulse.

[Possibly from Late Latin bigeminus, doubled : Latin bi-, two; see bi-1 + Latin geminus, double.]

bigeminal

(baɪˈdʒɛmɪnəl)
adj
happening in pairs: a bigeminal pulse.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bigeminal - occurring in pairs; "a bigeminal pulse"
multiple - having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual; "multiple birth"; "multiple ownership"; "made multiple copies of the speech"; "his multiple achievements in public life"; "her multiple personalities"; "a pineapple is a multiple fruit"
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bi·gem·i·nal

n. bigeminal, que tiene pulsación duplicada en sucesión rápida.
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