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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations

systole

[ˈsɪstəlɪ] N (Med) → sístole f
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systole

n (Physiol) → Systole f
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sys·to·le

n. sístole, contracción del corazón esp. de los ventrículos;
atrial ______ auricular;
premature ______ prematura;
ventricular ______ ventricular.
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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." That evening he seemed to be talking widely for the sake of resisting any personal bearing; and before long they went into the drawing room, where Lydgate, having asked Rosamond to give them music, sank back in his chair in silence, but with a strange light in his eyes.
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.
Three hundred years of diastole, and then came the swift and unexpected systole, like the closing of a fist.
Instead of what the writers call palpitations; this knock is outwardly visible, often audible, not infrequently with a hissing sound at each systole...
I have a paucity of bile ducts, a ventricular systole defect, and pulmonary stenosis.
The patterns that were previously inquired had begun by emphasizing the LV chamber diameter in systole (LVDs), which is the condition of the LV at autopsy, and then measuring chamber dimensions employing cylindrical and spherical models.
LV EF is the fraction of blood that is pumped out of the left ventricle during each cardiac systole. It is dependent on the LV EDV and LV stroke volume.
GLS is a measure of myocardial shortening during systole, which may detect early cardiac functional improvement and be a predictor of cardiac survival.
They found high WSS existent along the outer wall of the aortic arch with a prevalence of secondary flows developing on the inner wall during ventricular systole. Despite the lack of important geometrical factors like the aortic sinus region and branching arteries, they quantified important flow conditions generated during high flow rates in the aortic arch [1].
Systolic anterior motion (SAM) of the mitral valve is a paradoxical motion of the anterior, and occasionally posterior, mitral valve leaflet toward the ventricular septum during ventricular systole. Although SAM is well reported in cases of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, there are relatively fewer cases that describe severe SAM in association with aortic valve replacement (AVR) for aortic valve stenosis.
The S wave is the first peak in the waveform and represents systole in the cardiac cycle.

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