blood pressure meaning

WBlood pressure
  • Blood pressure (BP) is the pressure exerted by circulating blood upon the walls of blood vessels. When used without further specification, "blood pressure" usually refers to the arterial pressure in the systemic circulation.
  • Blood pressure varies depending on situation, activity, and disease states. It is regulated by the nervous and endocrine systems.
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    Definition of blood pressure in English Dictionary

  • NounPLblood pressuresSUF-ure
    1. The pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries and veins; it varies during the heartbeat cycle, and according to a person's age, health and physical condition.
      1. the great majority of people who have serious conditions from high blood pressure suffer debilitating illness
    2. The measurement of a person's blood pressure, expressed as systolic blood pressure and diastolic blood pressure readings.
      1. The nurse spent all day taking blood pressures at the hospital.
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Shan et al [40 ] also demonstrated that within the NTS, AT 1 inhibited further blood pressure elevation in the SHR, acting as a counterhypertensive mechanism involving inflammatory/angiogenic cells.
      • Alfuzosin exhibits no pharmacological uroselectivity for any of the alpha-1 subtype receptors, however, it did prove to have less side-effects and blood pressure changes as reported in the literature.
      • Two blood pressure measurements were obtained with a standard sphygmanometer.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of blood pressure for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "blood pressure" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
    Definiteness: Level 7
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