systolic blood pressure

noun

Medical Definition of systolic blood pressure

: the highest arterial blood pressure of a cardiac cycle occurring immediately after systole of the left ventricle of the heart

called also systolic pressure

— compare diastolic blood pressure

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“Systolic blood pressure.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/systolic%20blood%20pressure. Accessed 1 Apr. 2020.

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