isometric period of cardiac cycle n.
The period in the cardiac cycle, extending from the closing of the atrioventricular valves to the opening of the semilunar valves, in which the muscle fibers do not shorten.
[ahy-suh-me-trik] /ˌaɪ səˈmɛ trɪk/ adjective, Also, isometrical 1. of, relating to, or having equality of measure. 2. of or relating to . 3. Crystallography. noting or pertaining to that system of crystallization that is characterized by three equal axes at right angles to one another. Compare . 4. Prosody. of equal measure; made up of […]
- Isometric scale
isometric scale n. A radiopaque strip of metal calibrated in centimeters, placed between the buttocks of an individual to be x-rayed, used to measure anteroposterior diameters of the pelvis.
[ahy-soh-mi-troh-pee-uh] /ˌaɪ soʊ mɪˈtroʊ pi ə/ noun, Ophthalmology. 1. equality of refraction in the two eyes of an individual. /ˌaɪsəʊmɪˈtrəʊpɪə/ noun 1. (ophthalmol) equal refraction of the two eyes isometropia i·so·me·tro·pi·a (ī’sō-mĭ-trō’pē-ə) n. Equality of refraction in both eyes.
[ahy-som-i-tree] /aɪˈsɒm ɪ tri/ noun 1. equality of measure. 2. Biology. equal growth rates in two parts of a developing organism. 3. Geography. equality with respect to height above sea level. 4. Mathematics. a function from one metric space onto a second metric space having the property that the distance between two points in the […]