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Abdominal pressure

abdominal pressure

abdominal pressure n.
Pressure surrounding the bladder; it is estimated from rectal, gastric, or intraperitoneal pressure.
Historical Examples

After expiration the chest and abdominal pressure is relaxed and the next inspiration prepared for.
The Voice Frank E. Miller


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