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preload

 [pre´lōd]
the volume of blood in the ventricle at the end of diastole.

pre·load

(prē'lōd),
1. The load to which a muscle is subjected before shortening.
2. Synonym(s): ventricular preload

preload

Cardiology The amount of hemodynamic pressure upstream from the heart, which is ↑ in heart failure due to mitral or aortic valve regurgitation. Cf Afterload.

pre·load

(prē'lōd)
1. The load to which a muscle is subjected before shortening.
2. Synonym(s): ventricular preload.

pre·load

(prē'lōd)
1. The load to which a muscle is subjected before shortening.
2. Synonym(s): ventricular preload.
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