Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or marked by systole; contracting.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to systole, or contraction; contracting; esp., relating to the systole of the heart.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to a systole or heart contraction.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to a systole or happening during a systole

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Examples

  • High blood pressure is defined as systolic pressure of 140 mm Hg or more, and diastolic pressure of 90 mm Hg or more.

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  • High blood pressure is defined as systolic pressure of 140 mm Hg or more, and diastolic pressure of 90 mm Hg or more.

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  • High blood pressure is defined as systolic pressure of 140 mm Hg or more, and diastolic pressure of 90 mm Hg or more.

    The Doctor is In

  • High blood pressure is defined as systolic pressure of 140 mm Hg or more, and diastolic pressure of 90 mm Hg or more.

    The Doctor is In

  • The top number in the reading is called the systolic pressure and measures the pressure inside your arteries at its maximum, when your heart initially pumps the blood with each heartbeat.

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  • The top number in the reading is called the systolic pressure and measures the pressure inside your arteries at its maximum, when your heart initially pumps the blood with each heartbeat.

    THE PROGRAM

  • High blood pressure (also called hypertension) is defined as a systolic pressure (top number) of 140 mm Hg or higher and/or a diastolic pressure (bottom number) of 90 mm Hg or higher.

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  • The blood pressure during the contraction of the heart is called systolic pressure.

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  • The researchers estimated that about 29 percent of adults — or 65 million people — have high blood pressure, defined as a systolic blood pressure (top number) of 140 mm Hg or more, or a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) of 90 mm Hg or more, written as 140/90.

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  • The researchers estimated that about 29 percent of adults—or 65 million people—have high blood pressure, defined as a systolic blood pressure (top number) of 140 mm Hg or more, or a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) of 90 mm Hg or more, written as 140/90.

    Blood pressure control improving, but millions still at risk

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  • This word is certainly not in Granny Weatherwax's vocabulary.

    March 21, 2012