Arterial tension



arterial tension

arterial tension n.
The pressure of the blood within an artery.
Historical Examples

There is, as a rule, no increase in arterial tension; on the contrary, the pressure is apt to be low.
Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: Louis Marshall Warfield

When sleep set in, in these cases, no alteration was noted in the arterial tension, but the pulse was markedly diminished.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 5 Various

Causes which obstruct the venous flow, as well as those which increase the arterial tension, promote the hemorrhagic infarction.
A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various

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