diastolic pressure


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diastolic pressure

n.
The lowest arterial blood pressure reached when the ventricles are relaxed.
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Noun1.diastolic pressure - the blood pressure (as measured by a sphygmomanometer) after the contraction of the heart while the chambers of the heart refill with blood
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"
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Blood pressure is recorded with two numbers representing the systolic pressure and diastolic pressure.
It is measured in millimetres of mercury (mmHg) and is given as two figures: Systolic pressure - the pressure when your heart pushes blood out Diastolic pressure - the pressure when your heart rests between beats.
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The first Korotkoff sound indicated systolic pressure and fifth Korotkoff sound indicated the diastolic pressure. This was recorded as the basal BP.
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