systolic gallop n.
A triple cadence to the heart sounds in which the extra sound occurs during systole, usually in the form of a systolic click.
- Systolic murmur
systolic murmur n. A murmur heard during ventricular systole.
- Systolic pressure
systolic pressure n. The highest arterial blood pressure reached during any given ventricular cycle.
- Systolic thrill
systolic thrill n. A thrill felt during ventricular systole over the precordium or over a blood vessel.
systremma sys·trem·ma (sĭ-strěm’ə) n. A muscular cramp in the calf of the leg in which the contracted muscles form a hard ball.