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protodiastole

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noun pro·to·di·as·to·le \ˌprōt-ō-dī-ˈas-tə-(ˌ)lē\

Medical Definition of protodiastole

  1. 1:  the period just before aortic valve closure

  2. 2:  the period just after aortic valve closure


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