diastolic pressure

n.

The lowest arterial blood pressure reached during any given ventricular cycle.

Nearby words

  1. diastereoisomer,
  2. diastereomer,
  3. diastole,
  4. diastolic,
  5. diastolic murmur,
  6. diastolic thrill,
  7. diastrophic,
  8. diastrophic dysplasia,
  9. diastrophism,
  10. diastyle


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