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blood pressure at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U] the force with which blood travels through your body// --high blood pressure// check/take sb's blood pressure (=measure it) // --The nurse will take your blood pressure.//

blood pressure at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Force originating when the heart's pumping pushes the blood against the walls of the blood vessels. Their stretching and contraction help maintain blood flow. Usually measured over an arm or leg artery in humans, blood pressure is expressed as two numbers; normal adult blood pressure is about 120/80 mm of mercury. The higher number (systolic) is measured when the heart's ventricles contract and the lower (diastolic) when they relax. See also hypertension, hypotension.

blood pressure at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

blood pressure at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

blood pressure
n : 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; "adult blood pressure is
considered normal at 120/80 where the first number is the
systolic pressure and the second is the diastolic

blood pressure at English (WD) Of Explained:

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Inter: en-noun » head=blood pressure
  • The pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries and veins; it varies during the heartbeat cycle, and according to a person's age, health and physical condition.
    1. : the great majority of people who have serious conditions from high blood pressure suffer debilitating illness
    2. Inter: RQ:Wodehouse Offing » XVII, XVIII, and XIX|She threw her head back and inflated the lungs. “UPJOHN!” she boomed, rather like someone calling the cattle home across the sands of Dee, and I issued a kindly word of warning. “Watch that blood pressure, old ancestor.” “Never you mind my blood pressure. You let it alone, and it'll leave you alone. UPJOHN!” ... Again I begged her to keep an eye on her blood pressure and not get so worked up, and once more she brushed me off, this time with a curt request that I would go and boil my head. ... I could see Aunt Dahlia swelling slowly like a chunk of bubble gum, and a less prudent man than Bertram Wooster would have warned her again about her blood pressure. ... I garaged the car and went to Aunt Dahlia's sanctum to ascertain whether she had cooled off at all since I had left her, for I was still anxious about that blood pressure of hers. One doesn't want aunts going up in a sheet of flame all over the place. She wasn't there, having, I learned later, withdrawn to her room to bathe her temples with eau de Cologne and do Yogi deep-breathing ...
    3. The measurement of a person's blood pressure, expressed as systolic blood pressure and diastolic blood pressure readings.
    4. : The nurse spent all day taking blood pressures at the hospital.


      Inter: trans-top » pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries and veins

  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|ضغط الدم|m|tr=ḍaġṭ al-damm|sc=Arab
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|արյան ճնշում|tr=aryan čnšum|sc=Armn
  • Belarusian: Inter: t- » be|крывяны ціск|m|tr=kryvjaný cisk|sc=Cyrl
  • Bengali: Inter: t- » bn|রক্তচাপ|tr=rôktôcap|sc=Beng
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|血壓|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|血压|tr=xuèyā|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|krevní tlak|m
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|bloeddruk|m
  • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|vererõhk
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|verenpaine
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|tension artérielle|f
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Blutdruck|m
  • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|לחץ דם|m|tr=lahats dam
  • Hindi: Inter: t- » hi|रक्तचाप|tr=raktacāp|sc=Deva
  • Icelandic: Inter: t+ » is|blóðþrýstingur|m
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|pressione|f, Inter: t- » it|pressione sanguigna|f, Inter: t- » it|pressione del sangue|f
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|血圧|tr=けつあつ, ketsuatsu|sc=Jpan
  • Korean: Inter: t+ » ko|혈압|tr=hyeor-ap|sc=Kore (Inter: t+ » ko|血壓|sc=Kore)

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Luxembourgish: Inter: t- » lb|Bluttdrock|m
    • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|крвен притисок|m|tr=k'rven prítisok
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|ciśnienie krwi|n
    • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|tensiune|f, Inter: t- » ro|presiune sanguină|f
    • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|кровяное давление|n|tr=krovjanóje davlénije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » ru|давление крови|n|tr=davlénije króvi|sc=Cyrl
    • Serbo-Croatian:
    • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|крвни притисак|m, Inter: t- » sh|крвни тлак|m
    • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|krvni pritisak|m, Inter: t- » sh|krvni tlak|m
    • Slovak: Inter: t- » sk|krvný tlak|m
    • Slovene: Inter: t- » sl|krvni tlak|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|blodtryck|n
    • Telugu: Inter: t+ » te|రక్తపోటు|tr=raktapōṭu|sc=Telu
    • Thai: Inter: t- » th|ความดันโลหิต|tr=kwaam-dan loh-hìt|sc=Thai
    • Ukrainian: Inter: t- » uk|кров'яний тиск|m|tr=krov'janýj tysk|sc=Cyrl
    • Vietnamese: Inter: t+ » vi|huyết áp
    • Volapük: Inter: t- » vo|bludiped

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:en:Pathology -
    Translation: ar » blood pressure
    Translation: et » blood pressure
    Translation: it » blood pressure
    Translation: kn » blood pressure
    Translation: hu » blood pressure
    Translation: pl » blood pressure
    Translation: ta » blood pressure