1. diastole

noun. ['daɪˈæstəˌliː'] the widening of the chambers of the heart between two contractions when the chambers fill with blood.


  • pulse
  • heartbeat
  • pulsation


  • refresh
  • stand still
  • conformist
  • rested


  • διαστολή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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How do you pronounce diastole?

Pronounce diastole as daɪˈæstəˌli.

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Example sentences of the word diastole

1. Noun, singular or mass
Pressure is measured between contraction and relaxation of the heart, also known as systole and diastole.

2. Adjective
The MAP measures the average blood pressure over the entire cardiac cycle of systole and diastole 1.