systaltic


sys·tal·tic

adjective \sis-ˈtl-tik, -ˈtal-\

Definition of SYSTALTIC

:  marked by regular contraction and dilatation :  pulsing

Origin of SYSTALTIC

Late Latin systalticus, from Greek systaltikos, from systellein to contract — more at systole
First Known Use: 1676

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