BLOOD PRESSURE

The pressure that is exerted by the blood against the vessel walls. The pressure changes with the strength of the heart beat. A sphygmomanometer is used.

BLOOD PRESSURE: "Blood pressure is measured in millilitres of mercury."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BLOOD PRESSURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/blood-pressure-2/ (accessed June 1, 2020).
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