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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A rhythmically recurring contraction.

Usage examples (38)
  • Medical tests showed an abnormality in the systole of the baby's heart.
  • The words "systole" - usually used to refer to ventricular systole, the phase of your cardiac cycle where your ventricles, the big chambers, are contracting to...
  • "systole" (compare Section 44), forcing out of its body, the water, carbon dioxide, urea, and other katastases, which are formed concomitantly with its activity.
  • Diastole and systole, diastole and systole, not arrhythmia. for more
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