Systole the phase of the heartbeat when the heart

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Systole: the phase of the heartbeat when the heart muscle contracts and pumps blood from the chambers into the arteries. Diastole: the phase of the heartbeat when the heart muscle relaxes and allows the chambers to fill with blood. Cardiac output: The volume of blood pumped per minute by each ventricle of the heart Contractility: refers to the ability for self-contraction, especially of the muscles, or similar active biological tissue Inotropic: modifying the force or speed of contraction of muscles.
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Bruit: A sound heard over an artery or vascular channel, reflecting turbulence of flow Thrill: a vibration felt by the examiner on palpation Ischemia: an inadequate blood supply to an organ or part of the body, especially the heart muscles Infarction: he obstruction of the blood supply to an organ or region of tissue, typically by a thrombus or embolus, causing local death of the tissue. Electrocardiogram: a record or display of a person's heartbeat produced by electrocardiography. echocardiogram: a test of the action of the heart using ultrasound waves to produce a visual display, used for the diagnosis or monitoring of heart disease. Orthostatic: relating to or caused by an upright posture. Resistance: opposition, or counteracting force, as opposition of a conductor to passage of electricity or other energy or substance.
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