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a loss of the systolic beat in the radial pulse through weakness of the ventricular contraction.
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a·bort·ed sys·to·le(ă-bōrt'ĕd sis'tŏ-lē)
A loss of the systolic beat in the radial pulse through weakness of the ventricular contraction.
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A premature cardiac systole in which arterial pressure is increased little if at all because of inadequate filling of ventricles resulting from shortening of the preceding diastole.
See also: systole
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