aborted systole


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a·bort·ed sys·to·le

a loss of the systolic beat in the radial pulse through weakness of the ventricular contraction.

aborted systole

a contraction of the heart that is usually weak and is not associated with a radial pulse.

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.

aborted systole

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