Medical Dictionary

systole

noun sys·to·le \ˈsis-tə-(ˌ)lē\

Medical Definition of SYSTOLE

:  the contraction of the heart by which the blood is forced onward and the circulation kept up—compare diastole 1
sys·tol·ic \sis-ˈtäl-ik\ adjective
April 26, 2015
rococo Hear it
excessively ornate or intricate
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