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systaltic

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adjective sys·tal·tic \sis-ˈtȯl-tik, -ˈtal-\

Definition of systaltic

  1. :  marked by regular contraction and dilatation :  pulsing



Origin and Etymology of systaltic

Late Latin systalticus, from Greek systaltikos, from systellein to contract — more at systole


First Known Use: 1676

Rhymes with systaltic


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