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Definition of systole noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

systole

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈsɪstəli//
 
(medical)
 
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the part of the heart's rhythm when the heart pumps blood compare diastole
NAmE//sɪˈstɑlɪk//
 
adjective
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