diastolic

[ dahy-uh-stol-ik ]
/ ˌdaɪ əˈstɒl ɪk /

adjective

pertaining to or produced by diastole.
(of blood pressure) indicating the arterial pressure during the interval between heartbeats.

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Origin of diastolic

First recorded in 1685–95; diastole + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM diastolic

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