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English definition of “systolic”

systolic

adjective /sɪs.ˈtɒl.ɪk/ us  /-ˈtɑː.lɪk/ specialized
used to describe the phase of the blood pressure cycle when the ventricles of the heart have their strongest contractions against the blood vessel walls: systolic blood pressure
(Definition of systolic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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