Recurrent pulse

(Physiol.) the pulse beat which appears (when the radial artery is compressed at the wrist) on the distal side of the point of pressure through the arteries of the palm of the hand.

See also: Recurrent

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Although these lines seem to function as mere accents, they give the works an underlying rhythmic variability, a sort of dynamism that cuts across the recurrent pulse implied by the circular forms.
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