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systolic blood pressure

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  • systolic blood pressure — n the highest arterial blood pressure of a cardiac cycle occurring immediately after systole of the left ventricle of the heart called also systolic pressure compare DIASTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE …   Medical dictionary

  • systolic blood pressure — noun The highest pressure within the bloodstream, occurring during each heart beat, because of the systole …   Wiktionary

  • Blood pressure — For information about high blood pressure, see Hypertension. Blood pressure Diagnostics A sphygmomanometer, a device used for measuring arterial pressure. MeSH …   Wikipedia

  • Blood pressure — The blood pressure is the pressure of the blood within the arteries. It is produced primarily by the contraction of the heart muscle. It s measurement is recorded by two numbers. The first (systolic pressure) is measured after the heart contracts …   Medical dictionary

  • blood pressure — the pressure of blood against the walls of the main arteries. Pressure is highest during systole, when the ventricles are contracting (systolic pressure), and lowest during diastole, when the ventricles are relaxing and refilling (diastolic… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • blood pressure — The force of circulating blood on the walls of the arteries. Blood pressure is taken using two measurements: systolic (measured when the heart beats, when blood pressure is at its highest) and diastolic (measured between heart beats, when blood… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • blood pressure — noun a) The pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries and veins; it varies during the heartbeat cycle, and according to a persons age, health and physical condition. the great majority of people who have serious conditions… …   Wiktionary

  • blood pressure — Physiol. 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. Abbr.: BP Cf.… …   Universalium

  • blood pressure — noun the pressure of the circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels; results from the systole of the left ventricle of the heart; sometimes measured for a quick evaluation of a person s health (Freq. 2) adult blood pressure is… …   Useful english dictionary

  • blood pressure — See systolic pressure …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Ambulatory blood pressure — monitoring (ABPM) measures blood pressure at regular intervals throughout the day and night. It is believed to be able to reduce the white coat hypertension effect.Studies are listed below supporting the thesis that ABPM is a far better method… …   Wikipedia

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