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Meaning of CARDIAC CYCLE

Pronunciation:  'kârdee`ak 'sIkul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the complete cycle of events in the heart from the beginning of one heart beat to the beginning of the next; an electrical impulse in conducted through the heart muscle that constricts the atria which is followed by constriction of the ventricles; "the cardiac cycle can be shown on an electrocardiogram"
 
 See Also: cycle, oscillation

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Period from the beginning of one heartbeat to the beginning of the next.
 

 

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