arterial tension

n.

The pressure of the blood within an artery.

Nearby words

  1. arterial line,
  2. arterial murmur,
  3. arterial nephrosclerosis,
  4. arterial sclerosis,
  5. arterial spider,
  6. arterialize,
  7. arterially,
  8. arteriarctia,
  9. arteriectasis,
  10. arteriectomy


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