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blood pressurenoun [U]

uk   /ˈblʌd ˌpreʃ.ər/ us   /ˈblʌd ˌpreʃ.ɚ/
a measure of the pressure at which the blood flows through the body: The nurse will take your blood pressure in a moment. to have/suffer from high/low blood pressure
(Definition of blood pressure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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blood pressurenoun [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 from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “blood pressure”
in Arabic ضَغط الدمّ…
in Korean 혈압…
in Portuguese pressão sanguínea, pressão arterial…
in Catalan pressió arterial…
in Japanese 血圧…
in Chinese (Simplified) 血压…
in Turkish kan basıncı…
in Russian кровяное давление…
in Chinese (Traditional) 血壓…
in Italian pressione sanguigna…
in Polish ciśnienie krwi…
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