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blood pressure

noun [U]
 
 
the force with which blood flows around your body: high/low blood pressure The circulatory system and blood
Translations of “blood pressure”
in Korean 혈압…
in Arabic ضَغط الدمّ…
in Portuguese pressão sanguínea, pressão arterial…
in Catalan pressió arterial…
in Japanese 血圧…
in Italian pressione sanguigna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 血壓…
in Russian кровяное давление…
in Turkish kan basıncı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 血压…
in Polish ciśnienie krwi…
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