Definition of pulsatory in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpəlsəˌtôrē/ /ˈpəlsəˌtɔri/


See pulsate

‘The pulsatory nature of the signal is shown by introducing a micropipette containing cAMP into a field of amebae ready to aggregate: it can act as an aggregation center only if it provides cAMP pulses of the correct frequency.’
  • ‘A distinguishing feature of the secretory machinery is that insulin is secreted in a pulsatory manner with a period on the order of minutes.’