the pressure of the blood against the inner walls of the blood vessels, varying in different parts of the body during different phases of contraction of the heart and under different conditions of health, exertion, etc.
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the pressure exerted by the blood on the inner walls of the arteries, being relative to the elasticity and diameter of the vessels and the force of the heartbeat
The pressure of the blood in the vessels, especially the arteries, as it circulates through the body. Blood pressure varies with the strength of the heartbeat, the volume of blood being pumped, and the elasticity of the blood vessels. Arterial blood pressure is usually measured by means of a sphygmomanometer and reported in millimeters of mercury as a fraction, with the numerator equal to the blood pressure during systole and the denominator equal to the blood pressure during diastole. See more at hypertension, hypotension.
a diagnostic test that determines the exact numbers of each type of blood cell in a fixed quantity of blood. Abbreviation: CBC. complete blood count (kəm-plēt’) A count performed as a diagnostic laboratory test, indicating the red blood cell count and the white blood cell count in one microliter of whole blood and other quantitative […]
a diagnostic test that determines the exact numbers of each type of blood cell in a fixed quantity of blood. Abbreviation: CBC. Contemporary Examples College Football Fattens Players Up and Then Abandons Them Evin Demirel October 3, 2014 complete blood count (kəm-plēt’) A count performed as a diagnostic laboratory test, indicating the red blood cell […]
blood sausage. Historical Examples Across Patagonia Lady Florence Dixie Lippincott’s Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XII, No. 28. July, 1873. Various noun another name for black pudding
the mass execution, especially by a government, of persons considered guilty of treason or sedition.