Origin of systolic
Examples from the Web for systolic
Historical Examples of systolic
The habit of speaking of any systolic figure as normal should be broken.
At the aorta (A) the pressure (systolic) is approximately 150 mm.
At the time of perforation the systolic pressure may be raised.
Blood pressure consists of more than the estimation of the systolic pressure.
A pressure picture may be normal but a systolic reading, whatever it may be, is not accurately designated as normal.
1690s, from Modern Latin systolicus, from systole (see systole).