systolic etymology

English word systolic comes from English -ic, English systole

Detailed word origin of systolic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
systole English (eng) (physiology) The rhythmic contraction of the heart, by which blood is driven through the arteries.. (prosody) A shortening of a naturally long vowel.
systolic English (eng) (computing) Relating to a systolic array.. Pertaining to a systole or heart contraction.

Words with the same origin as systolic

Descendants of -ic
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Descendants of systole
asystolic systolically