Marey's law

noun
Ma·​rey's law | \ mə-ˈrāz- How to pronounce Marey's law (audio) \

Medical Definition of Marey's law

: a statement in physiology: heart rate is related inversely to arterial blood pressure

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“Marey's law.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Marey%27s%20law. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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