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blood pressure

noun [U] uk   us  
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
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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