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  • (physiology) The relaxation and dilation of the heart chambers, between contractions, during which they fill with blood.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

||Di*as"to*le (?), n. [L., fr. Gr. &?;, fr. &?; to put asunder, to separate; dia` through + &?; to set, to place.] 1. (Physiol.) The rhythmical expansion or dilatation of the heart and arteries; -- correlative to systole, or contraction.

2. (Gram.) A figure by which a syllable naturally short is made long.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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