end-systolic volume

n.

The amount of blood in the ventricle at the end of the cardiac ejection period and immediately preceding ventricular relaxation; used as a measure of systolic function.

Nearby words

  1. end-diastolic volume,
  2. end-feet,
  3. end-of-file,
  4. end-position nystagmus,
  5. end-stopped,
  6. end-tidal,
  7. end.,
  8. endamage,
  9. endameba,
  10. endamoeba


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