Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to arterial pressure: Arterial blood pressure
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||arterial pressure - the pressure of the circulating blood on the arteries; "arterial pressure is the product of cardiac output and vascular resistance"|
blood pressure - the pressure of the circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels; results from the systole of the left ventricle of the heart; sometimes measured for a quick evaluation of a person's health; "adult blood pressure is considered normal at 120/80 where the first number is the systolic pressure and the second is the diastolic pressure"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.