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blood pressure

Edited by Robert Hine

in A Dictionary of Biology

Eighth edition

Published in print April 2019 | ISBN: 9780198821489
Published online April 2019 | e-ISBN: 9780191860812
blood pressure

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The pressure exerted by the flow of blood through the major arteries of the body. This pressure is greatest during the contraction of the ventricles of the heart (...

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Subjects: Biological Sciences

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