How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"sphygmo" is from "sphugmos" (pulsation) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "pulse" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|He became the father of sphygmomanometry for determining the blood pressure of animals.|
|Sphygmoscopy is an essential constituent of Chinese medicine.|