Definition of Diastolic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to a diastole or happening during a diastole.

Partainyms: Diastole
Derivative terms: Diastole



Definition of Diastolic

1. a. Of or pertaining to diastole.

Definition of Diastolic

1. Adjective. Pertaining to a diastole. ¹

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Definition of Diastolic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Diastolic

1. Of or pertaining to the diastole. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diastolic

diastereomeric
diastereomerically
diastereomerization
diastereomerizations
diastereomers
diastereomorphism
diastereoselection
diastereoselective
diastereoselectively
diastereoselectivities
diastereoselectivity
diastereotopic
diasters
diastole
diastoles
diastolic (current term)
diastolic afterpotential
diastolic blood pressure
diastolic murmur
diastolic pressure
diastolic shock
diastolic thrill
diastral
diastrophic
diastrophic dwarfism
diastrophically
diastrophism
diastrophisms
diastyle

Literary usage of Diastolic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"Assuming the extra-cardiac pressure to be nil the intra-cardiac pressure must amount to from 0'5—1 cm. of water to allow diastolic expansion to take place. ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on the Diagnosis, Pathology, and Treatment of Diseases by Austin Flint (1859)
"A mitral direct murmur follows the diastolic or second sound of the heart, and precedes the systolic or first sound; in other words, it takes place during ..."

3. Physical Diagnosis by Richard Clarke Cabot (1919)
"diastolic Shock. Of minor value in diagnosis is a diastolic tap which is ... This diastolic shock is due to the recoil of the blood in the dilated aorta, ..."

4. The American Journal of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children (1916)
"Briefly stated, I mean by pressure ratio, the percentage obtained by dividing the pulse pressure by the diastolic pressure. Take the systolic and diastolic ..."

5. Human Vitality and Efficiency Under Prolonged Restricted Diet by Francis Gano Benedict (1919)
"SYSTOLIC AND diastolic BLOOD PRESSURE. SQUAD A. The records of the systolic and diastolic pressures and pulse pressure obtained between October 13 and ..."

6. Essentials of Laboratory Diagnosis: Designed for Students and Practitioners by Francis Ashley Faught (1910)
"The difference between systolic and diastolic pressures ie, the variation in pressure occurring within the vessel during a complete cardiac cycle, ..."

7. The Diagnostics of internal medicine: A Clinical Treatise Upon the by Glentworth Reeve Butler (1909)
"(4) A diastolic venous hum originating in the internal jugular, or in the superior or inferior cava, may simulate a diastolic aortic murmur, ..."

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