Definition of Diastole. Meaning of Diastole. Synonyms of Diastole

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Definition of Diastole

Diastole
Diastole Di*as"to*le, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to put asunder, to separate; dia` through + ? to set, to place.] 1. (Physiol.) The rhythmical expansion or dilatation of the heart and arteries; -- correlative to systole, or contraction. 2. (Gram.) A figure by which a syllable naturally short is made long.

Meaning of Diastole from wikipedia

- Diastole (/daɪˈæstəli/ dy-AST-ə-lee) is the part of the cardiac cycle during which the heart refills with blood after the emptying done during systole...
- one during which the heart muscle relaxes and refills with blood, called diastole, following a period of robust contraction and pumping of blood, dubbed...
- the ventricles are the discharging chambers. When, in late ventricular diastole, the atrial chambers contract, they send blood down to the larger, lower...
- flow from left ventricular relaxation in early diastole (the E wave) to peak velocity flow in late diastole caused by atrial contraction (the A wave). It...
- valve) at the end of ventricular systole and the beginning of ventricular diastole. As the left ventricle empties, its pressure falls below the pressure in...
- pressure rises during systole and recoil when the blood pressure falls during diastole. Since the rate of blood entering these elastic arteries exceeds that leaving...
- rheumatic valvular heart disease. Normally, mitral valve is about 5 cm2 during diastole. Any decrease in area below 2 cm2 causes mitral stenosis. Early diagnosis...
- ventricular filling during diastole. Preload is directly related to ventricular filling. As the relaxed ventricle fills during diastole, the walls are stretched...
- with heart failure. It occurs at the beginning of the middle third of diastole, approximately 0.12 to 0.18 seconds after S2. This produces a rhythm cl****ically...
- as the chambers fill with blood is called diastole. Both the atria and ventricles undergo systole and diastole, and it is essential that these components...
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