systole n : the contraction of the chambers of the heart (especially the ventricles) to drive blood into the aorta and pulmonary artery
- Spanish: sístole
Systole can mean the following:
- Systole (medicine) is a term describing the contraction of the heart.
- Systole (mathematics) is a term used in mathematics.
- Systole (literature) is a term used to describe entry into the imagination/surreal in a text.
systole in Danish: Systole
systole in German: Systole
systole in Spanish: Diástole
systole in French: Systole
systole in Hebrew: סיסטולה
abbreviation, arsis, astriction, astringency, beat, bottleneck, bout, cervix, circle, circuit, circumscription, coarctation, compactedness, compaction, compression, compressure, concentration, condensation, consolidation, constriction, constringency, contraction, contracture, course, curtailment, cycle, decrease, diastole, diminuendo, downbeat, hourglass, hourglass figure, isthmus, knitting, narrow place, narrowing, neck, puckering, pulse, pursing, reduction, revolution, rotation, round, series, shortening, solidification, spell, stranglement, strangulation, striction, stricture, thesis, turn, upbeat, wasp waist, wheel, wrinkling