Definition of “diastolic” - English Dictionary

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“diastolic” in British English

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diastolicadjective

uk /daɪ.əˈstɒl.ɪk/ us /ˌdaɪ.əˈstɑː.lɪk/ specialized

relating to the diastole (= the period when the main chamber of the heart is relaxed and filling with blood):

diastolic blood pressure

(Definition of “diastolic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)