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English definition of “systolic”

systolic

adjective /sis.ˈtɒˌlik/ US  // 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 The circulatory system and blood
(Definition of systolic adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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