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“blood pressure” in British English

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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)

“blood pressure” in American English

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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)