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

First recorded in 1900–05
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Medical definitions for pulse pressure

pulse pressure

n.
The variation in blood pressure occurring in an artery during the cardiac cycle; the difference between systolic and diastolic pressures.
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