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sys·to·le

 (sĭs′tə-lē)
n.
The rhythmic contraction of the heart, especially of the ventricles, by which blood is driven through the aorta and pulmonary artery after each dilation or diastole.

[Greek sustolē, contraction, from sustellein, to contract; see systaltic.]

sys·tol′ic (sĭ-stŏl′ĭk) adj.

systole

(ˈsɪstəlɪ)
n
(Physiology) contraction of the heart, during which blood is pumped into the aorta and the arteries that lead to the lungs. Compare diastole
[C16: via Late Latin from Greek sustolē, from sustellein to contract; see systaltic]
systolic adj

sys•to•le

(ˈsɪs təˌli, -li)

n.
1. the normal rhythmical contraction of the heart, during which the blood in the chambers is forced onward. Compare diastole.
2. (in classical prosody) the shortening of a syllable regularly long.
[1570–80; < Greek systolḗ contraction, n. derivative of systéllein to draw together, contract = sy- sy- + stéllein to prepare, send, gather; compare diastole, systaltic]
sys•tol•ic (sɪˈstɒl ɪk) adj.

sys·to·le

(sĭs′tə-lē)
The period during the normal beating of the heart in which contraction of the ventricles occurs, forcing blood into the aorta and the arteries that lead to the lungs. Compare diastole.

systole

the rhythmic contraction of the heart, and especially of the ventricles, following each dilatation. Cf. diastole.systolic, adj.
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the shortening of a syllable that is naturally long. Cf. diastole. — systolic, adj.
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systole

A contraction of the heart. Compare diastole.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.systole - the contraction of the chambers of the heart (especially the ventricles) to drive blood into the aorta and pulmonary arterysystole - the contraction of the chambers of the heart (especially the ventricles) to drive blood into the aorta and pulmonary artery
heartbeat, beat, pulse, pulsation - the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart; "he could feel the beat of her heart"
extrasystole - a premature systole resulting in a momentary cardiac arrhythmia
Translations

systole

[ˈsɪstəlɪ] N (Med) → sístole f

systole

n (Physiol) → Systole f

sys·to·le

n. sístole, contracción del corazón esp. de los ventrículos;
atrial ______ auricular;
premature ______ prematura;
ventricular ______ ventricular.