"systole" Definition

  1. n. The shortening of the long syllable.
  2. n. The contraction of the heart and arteries by which the blood is forced onward and the circulation kept up; -- correlative to diastole.

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Position in dictionary: 98442 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "systole": 1
Words that end with "systole": 4
Words that contain "systole": 4
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English Dictionary Definition of systole

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