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isovolumic

Pronunciation: i'so-vol-yu'mik

Definition: Occurring without an associated alteration in volume, as when, in early ventricular systole, the muscle fibers initially increase their tension without shortening so that ventricular volume remains unaltered.

Synonym(s): isochoric, isovolumetric

See Also: isometric

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