systole


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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.
See also: Verse

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.
References in classic literature ?
Lydgate talked persistently when they were in his work-room, putting arguments for and against the probability of certain biological views; but he had none of those definite things to say or to show which give the waymarks of a patient uninterrupted pursuit, such as he used himself to insist on, saying that "there must be a systole and diastole in all inquiry," and that "a man's mind must be continually expanding and shrinking between the whole human horizon and the horizon of an object-glass.
POLARITY, or action and reaction, we meet in every part of nature; in darkness and light; in heat and cold; in the ebb and flow of waters; in male and female; in the inspiration and expiration of plants and animals; in the equation of quantity and quality in the fluids of the animal body; in the systole and diastole of the heart; in the undulations of fluids, and of sound; in the centrifugal and centripetal gravity; in electricity, galvanism, and chemical affinity.
An ultrasonic measurement called the renal arterial resistive index (RI) can be calculated by determining the ratio of change in renal (kidney) blood flow velocity between systole (when the heart contracts) and diastole (when the heart relaxes) to the systolic velocity.
This had caused the patient's lung blood pressure had shot up four times above normal level while the aortic systole pressure had gone down.
Quantification of the ejection fraction can be performed in the same way in both people and animals, through the parasternal short axis image, from which the left ventricle internal diameter during systole and diastole can be measured using M mode (BOON, 2011; CHACKO & BRAR, 2014).
RV function was assessed quantitatively using echocardiographic analysis as percentage of change in cavity area from end diastole to end systole in apical four chamber view.
Echocardiogram revealed left ventricular dilation (diameter of 27 mm in systole and 36 mm in diastole), LVPW thickness of 9 mm and IVS thickness of 12 mm [Figure 1]a.
Taylor has his first Grizzly Bear lead vocal in the eerie Systole, which concludes,"You know that I lost that key that promised home.
Positive result was classified according to VASIS classification7 as mixed response (Type I), cardio inhibitory without a systole (Type II A and B), and vasodepressor (Type III):
Further interrogation confirmed blood flow between the LV and the RA, consistent with an acquired Gerbode-type ventricular septal defect (VSD), with flow present in both systole and diastole.
Fractional area change was measured by acquiring good apical 4 chamber view and tracing the endocardial border at the end diastole and later at end systole.
The lump in the right atrium moves along the tricuspid valve during systole and returned to right atrium during systole as in the left side.

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