systolic vs diastolic

systolic diastolic

Definitions

  • 1) Pertaining to a systole or heart contraction.
  • 2) Of or pertaining to systole, or contraction; contracting; esp., relating to the systole of the heart.
  • 3) of or relating to a systole or happening during a systole

Definitions

  • 1) Pertaining to a diastole.
  • 2) (Physiol.) Of or pertaining to diastole.
  • 3) (Physiol.) Of or pertaining to diastole.
  • 4) of or relating to a diastole or happening during a diastole
  • 5) Pertaining to or produced by diastole.

Examples

  • 1) High blood pressure is defined as systolic pressure of 140 mm Hg or more, and diastolic pressure of 90 mm Hg or more.
  • 2) The top number in the reading is called the systolic pressure and measures the pressure inside your arteries at its maximum, when your heart initially pumps the blood with each heartbeat.
  • 3) High blood pressure (also called hypertension) is defined as a systolic pressure (top number) of 140 mm Hg or higher and/or a diastolic pressure (bottom number) of 90 mm Hg or higher.
  • 4) The blood pressure during the contraction of the heart is called systolic pressure.
  • 5) The researchers estimated that about 29 percent of adults — or 65 million people — have high blood pressure, defined as a systolic blood pressure (top number) of 140 mm Hg or more, or a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) of 90 mm Hg or more, written as 140/90.
  • 6) The researchers estimated that about 29 percent of adults—or 65 million people—have high blood pressure, defined as a systolic blood pressure (top number) of 140 mm Hg or more, or a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) of 90 mm Hg or more, written as 140/90.

Examples

  • 1) The bottom blood pressure number is referred to as diastolic, a word whose meaning is unknown even to trained physicians.
  • 2) Malignant hypertension is defined as a diastolic blood pressure of 120 mmHg or having evidence of acute organ damage such as swelling in the back of the eye.
  • 3) The upper or first number in a blood pressure reading is the systolic pressure and the lower or second number is called the diastolic pressure.
  • 4) The research team looked in particular at a condition called diastolic dysfunction.
  • 5) WASHINGTON, DC (HealthDay News) -- Elderly people suffering from a type of heart disease called diastolic heart failure do not seem to benefit from the commonly prescribed heart failure drugs, researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles report.
  • 6) There's another type, called diastolic heart failure.
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