ventricular systole


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systole

 [sis´to-le]
the contraction, or period of contraction, of the heart, especially of the ventricles, during which blood is forced into the aorta and pulmonary artery. adj., adj systol´ic.
atrial systole contraction of the atria by which blood is forced into the ventricles; it precedes the true or ventricular systole and is indicated by the fourth heart sound.
extra systole see extrasystole.
ventricular systole contraction of the ventricles, forcing blood into the aorta and pulmonary artery.

ven·tric·u·lar sys·to·le

contraction of the ventricles.

ventricular systole

Etymology: L, ventriculus + Gk, systole, contraction
the contraction of the heart ventricles. It begins with the first heart sound.

systole

the contraction, or period of contraction, of the heart, especially of the ventricles, during which blood is forced into the aorta and pulmonary artery.

atrial systole
contraction of the atria by which blood is forced into the ventricles; it precedes the true or ventricular systole.
extra systole
ventricular systole
contraction of the ventricles, forcing blood into the aorta and pulmonary artery.
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It has a wall adjacent to the left ventricle and acts a decompression chamber during left ventricular systole and during other periods when left atrial pressure is high.
In the first case posterobasally located akinetic area showed relatively wide neck and paradoxical movement with ventricular systole.
In normal relaxation, the left atrial pressure decline during ventricular systole drives flow into the left atrium (peak systolic pulmonary vein velocity, S wave).
Free wall contracts in a time distance after the septal contraction and the resulting time mismatch causes the septum to move away from the free wall during ventricular systole diminishing the septum's contribution to LV stroke volume.

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