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English definition of “diastole”


noun [U]     /daɪˈæs.təʊ.li/ US  /dɑɪˈæ̩.i/ specialized
the period of time when the heart is filling with blood after contraction ( = when blood is being forced out of the heart )The circulatory system and blood
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