systolic pressure

Definitions of systolic pressure
  1. noun
    the blood pressure (as measured by a sphygmomanometer) during the contraction of the left ventricle of the heart
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    blood pressure
    the pressure of the circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels; results from the systole of the left ventricle of the heart; sometimes measured for a quick evaluation of a person's health
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