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Diastolic blood pressure is the lowest blood pressure in the cardiac cycle between contractions. When measuring the blood pressure you would read it as systole over diastole. Diastole is the relaxation phase of the cardiac cycle.
- ↑ Medicine Net. (2015)Definition of Diastole. Available at http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=16164 [Accessed 19th October 2015]
- ↑ The free dictionary (2015) Diastolic blood pressure: Available at http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/diastolic+blood+pressure [Accessed 19th October 2015]