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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
calculated blood pressure +   
central venous pressure 
diastolic blood pressure +   
pulmonary arterial blood pressure measurement +  
systolic blood pressure +   
The maximum arterial pressure within the cardiac cycle, i.e. at the point at which the heart is in its maximal state of contraction. This is the time when the blood is forced from the ventricles of the heart into the pulmonary artery and the aorta.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: systolic blood pressure
Xrefs: EFO:0006335
Definition Sources: Berne_and_Levy:Berne_and_Levy_Physiology--6th_Ed, ISBN:978-0323073622, Mosby:Mosbys_Dental_Dictionary--2nd_Ed

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