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blood pressure

Noun blood pressure has 1 sense
  1. blood pressure - the pressure of the circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels; results from the systole of the left ventricle of the heart; sometimes measured for a quick evaluation of a person's health; "adult blood pressure is considered normal at 120/80 where the first number is the systolic pressure and the second is the diastolic pressure"
    --1 is a kind of
    vital sign; pressure, pressure level, force per unit area
    --1 is a part of circulation
    --1 has particulars:
     systolic pressure; diastolic pressure; arterial pressure; venous pressure
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