WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
ac•ro•tism  (akrə tiz′əm),USA pronunciation n. [Pathol.]
  1. Pathologyabsence or weakness of the pulse.
a•crot•ic  (akrə tiz′əm),USA pronunciation adj. 
  • 1850–55; a-6 + Greek krót(os) beating or rhythmical sound + -ism

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