Meaning of diastolic

di•as•tol•ic

Pronunciation: (dī"u-stol'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to or produced by diastole.
  2. (of blood pressure) indicating the arterial pressure during the interval between heartbeats. Cf. systolic.
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