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diastolic

[dahy-uh-stol-ik] /ˌdaɪ əˈstɒl ɪk/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or produced by diastole.
2.
(of blood pressure) indicating the arterial pressure during the interval between heartbeats.
Compare systolic.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; diastole + -ic
Related forms
hyperdiastolic, adjective
postdiastolic, adjective
prediastolic, adjective
pseudodiastolic, adjective
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