blood pressure defined in 1951 yearblood pressure - blood pressure;
blood pressure - Usually refers to pressure of blood in main arteries, which in 'normal' human beings fluctuates roughly between 120 and 80 mm. of mercury according to stage of heart beat (maximum at systole, minimum at diastole). Pressures throughout the whole circulation diminish from arteries next to heart round to veins next to heart; in mammals reaching atmospheric or less in large veins.
near blood pressure in Knolik
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