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Systolic: The blood pressure when the heart is contracting. It is specifically the maximum arterial pressure during contraction of the left ventricle of the heart. The time at which ventricular contraction occurs is called systole.
In a blood pressure reading, the systolic pressure is typically the...
Systolic click-murmur syndrome
Systolic click-murmur syndrome: See: Mitral valve prolapse....