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pulse pressure

noun

  1. the pressure of the pulse; the difference between the systolic and diastolic pressures.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of pulse pressure1

First recorded in 1900–05

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Example Sentences

The difference between the two is, as above, the pulse pressure.

One can only approximate it and say that the pulse pressure is low or high.

It is evident then that pulse pressure is exceedingly important.

The difference between the systolic and diastolic pressures is known as the pulse pressure.

If the systolic pressure does not also rise, as in a normal heart following exercise, we will say, the pulse pressure falls.

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