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Why is a pulse called a pulse if it is a heartbeat?

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Pulse is short for pulsations which is the word used to describe the feeling of a heartbeat
the definition for pulsation: the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart.
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What is pulse?

YOUR PULSE   Your pulse indicates how many times per minute your heart beats. It's your heart rate, and is one of your vital signs. You can feel your pulse on your wrist

What are pulses?

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What is the heartbeat pulse for a 17 year old boy?

Answer   Normal range is 60 to 100 beats per minute. Here is a general standard of pulse rate (PR).   Resting Pulse Rate   PR < 40 BMP - Below healthy resting heart

What does a pulse do?

A pulse is the constant recoiling walls of the aorta pumping blood all around your body via arteries   vicki x   Pulse is also the name for legumes such as kidney beans

What is your pulse?

Pulse is our pressure wave in the arteries from contraction of the heart.

Why do you have a pulse?

We have a pulse because every time the heart beats, it makes a pulse. So when you can't feel your pulse it means your heart has stopped beating.

Where is your pulse?

  A pulse can be found where and artery passes over a bone, for example, in your wrist (also known as the radial pulse).

How do you get your pulse?

  anywhere there is a strong arterial pulse is where you find the pulse. carotid artery in neck (inside the vertical neck muscle) brachial pulse in babies in the upper arm

Pulse rate related to heartbeat?

Yes, directly related. When the heart beats it pushes blood around the body. You can feel a pulse as the blood moves around the body at a variety of places (the neck, the wr