Skip to Content
Medical Term:

hysterosystole

Pronunciation: his'ter-o-sis'to-le

Definition: A delayed contraction of the heart; opposed to premature contraction or extrasystole.

[G. hysteros, following, after, + systole, a contracting]

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide