Sustaltic
Sustaltic Sus*tal"tic, a. [Gr. ? contractile, fr. ? to draw together, to moderate; ? together + ? to place.] Mournful; -- said of a species of music among the ancient Greeks. --Busby. [1913 Webster]

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  • Systaltic — Sys*tal tic, a. [L. systalticus drawing together, Gr. ?, from ? to draw together. Cf. {Sustaltic}, {Systole}.] (Physiol.) Capable of, or taking place by, alternate contraction and dilatation; as, the systaltic action of the heart. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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