palpitation

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Related to arterial palpitation: palpation, arrhythmia

pal·pi·ta·tion

 (păl′pĭ-tā′shən)
n.
1. A trembling or shaking.
2. Irregular, rapid beating or pulsation of the heart.

pal•pi•ta•tion

(ˌpæl pɪˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of palpitating.
2. an unusually or abnormally rapid or violent beating of the heart.
[1595–1605; < Latin palpitātiōn- (s. of palpitātiō) a throbbing. See palpitate
]

palpitation

1. rapid and irregular beating of the heart.
2. a trembling of the body, as from fear or anxiety.
See also: Heart
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.palpitation - a rapid and irregular heart beat
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
2.palpitation - a shaky motionpalpitation - a shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"
motion - a state of change; "they were in a state of steady motion"
tremolo - (music) a tremulous effect produced by rapid repetition of a single tone or rapid alternation of two tones
tremor - shaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)

palpitation

noun
A periodic contraction or sound of something coursing:
Translations

palpitation

[ˌpælpɪˈteɪʃən] Npalpitación f
to have palpitationstener palpitaciones

palpitation

[ˌpælpɪˈteɪʃən] npalpitation f

palpitation

n (of heart)Herzklopfen nt; (= trembling)Zittern nt; to have palpitationsHerzklopfen haben

palpitation

[ˌpælpɪˈteɪʃn] n to have palpitationsavere le palpitazioni

pal·pi·ta·tion

n. palpitación, latido; pulsación, aleteo rápido asociado con irregularidades del ritmo cardíaco.

palpitation

n palpitación f, latido rápido o fuerte del corazón