Diastole

Diastole iː is the period of time when the heart refills with blood after systole (contraction). Ventricular diastole is the period during which the ventricles are relaxing, while atrial diastole is the period during which the atria are relaxing. The term diastole originates from the Greek word διαστολη, meaning dilation. ==Inside the hea...
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Diastole

• (n.) The rhythmical expansion or dilatation of the heart and arteries; -- correlative to systole, or contraction. • (n.) A figure by which a syllable naturally short is made long.
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diastole

(di-as;tuo-le) The sequence of the cardiac cycle during which a heart chamber wall is relaxed.
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diastole

(di-as´to-le) the phase of the cardiac cycle in which the heart relaxes between contractions; specifically, the period when the two ventricles are dilated by the blood flowing into them. See also blood pressure and heart. adj., diastol´ic., adj. electrical diastole that tim...
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diastole

(from the article `systole and diastole`) in prosody, systole is the shortening of a syllable that is by pronunciation or by position long. Systole is most often used to adjust the rhythm of ...
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diastole

noun the widening of the chambers of the heart between two contractions when the chambers fill with blood
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Diastole

[gastropod] clade Eupulmonata clade Stylommatophora clade Sigmurethra Diastole is a genus of air-breathing land snails or semi-slugs, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Helicarionidae. == Species == Species in the genus Diastole include: ...
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Diastole

Di·as'to·le noun [ Latin , from Greek ..., from ... 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...
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Diastole

Diastole is the rhythmical expansion or dilatation of the heart and arteries.
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Diastole

Diastole: The time period when the heart is in a state of relaxation and dilatation (expansion). The final letter in 'diastole' is pronounced as a long 'e' as in 'lee.' The adjective for diastole is diastolic. The diastolic pressure is specifically the minimum arterial pressure during relaxation and dilatation of the ventricles of the heart. Diasto...
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diastole

Greek dia = apart, and stellein = sending, hence sending the walls of the heart apart, i.e. relaxation or dilatation. Adjective - diastolic.
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diastole

in the cardiac cycle, period of relaxation of the heart muscle, accompanied by the filling of the chambers with blood. Diastole is followed in the ... [6 related articles]
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Diastole

Normal period of relaxation and dilatation of the heart cavities.
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Diastole

Relaxation, as in relaxation of the ventricles (ventricular diastole).
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Diastole

The filling of the ventricle of the heart with blood.
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diastole

The relaxation/filling phase of the heartbeat, following systole.
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diastole

The time, in between ventricular contractions (systole), at which ventricular filling occurs. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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diastole

Type: Term Pronunciation: dī-as′tō-lē Definitions: 1. Normal postsystolic dilation of the heart cavities, during which they fill with blood; diastole of the atria precedes that of the ventricles; diastole of either chamber alternates rhythmically with systole or contraction of that chamber.
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diastole

[n] - the widening of the chambers of the heart between two contractions when the chambers fill with blood
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