Definitions

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  • n. The interval between the diastole and systole of the heart.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The interval between the diastole and systole of the heart. It is perceptible only in the dying.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The interval of time between the cardiac systole and diastole.

Etymologies

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peri- +‎ systole

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