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English definition of “blood pressure”

blood pressure

noun [U]  /ˈblʌd ˌpreʃ·ər/
a measure of the pressure at which the blood is sent by the heart through the body: I take medicine for my high blood pressure.
(Definition of blood pressure noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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