Definition of Systole. Meaning of Systole. Synonyms of Systole

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Definition of Systole

Systole
Systole Sys"to*le, n. (Physiol. & Biol.) The contraction of the heart and arteries by which the blood is forced onward and the circulation kept up; also, the contraction of a rhythmically pulsating contractile vacuole; -- correlative to diastole. -- Sys*tol"ic, a.
Systole
Systole Sys"to*le, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to contract; sy`n with + ? to set, place.] 1. (Gram.) The shortening of the long syllable. 2. (Physiol.) The contraction of the heart and arteries by which the blood is forced onward and the circulation kept up; -- correlative to diastole.

Meaning of Systole from wikipedia

- The systole (/ˈsɪstəli/ SIST-ə-lee) is the part of the cardiac cycle during which some chambers of the heart muscle contract after refilling with blood...
- following a period of robust contraction and pumping of blood, dubbed systole. After emptying, the heart immediately relaxes and expands to receive another...
- during which the heart refills with blood after the emptying done during systole (contraction). Ventricular diastole is the period during which the two...
- circulation). The atria receive blood while relaxed (diastole), then contract (systole) to move blood to the ventricles. All animals with a closed circulatory...
- with contraction of the left atrium, and the mitral valve closes during systole with contraction of the left ventricle. The valve opens and closes because...
- Systole may refer to: Systole (medicine), a term describing the contraction of the heart Systolic array, a term used in computer architecture Systolic...
- A premature ventricular contraction (PVC) is a relatively common event where the heartbeat is initiated by Purkinje fibers in the ventricles rather than...
- of elastin. These arteries distend when the blood pressure rises during systole and recoil when the blood pressure falls during diastole. Since the rate...
- resulting bulging of per****uous into the right atrium during isovolumic systole), and (V) atrial venous filling. The downward deflections correspond with...
- Premature atrial contraction Other names Supraventricular extra systole (SVES) Two PACs as seen on a rhythm strip Specialty Cardiology ...
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