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peri- +‎ diastole


peridiastole (plural not attested)

  1. (physiology, obsolete) The almost inappreciable time which elapses between the systole and the diastole of the heart.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.