atmospheric pressure

noun

Medical Definition of atmospheric pressure

: the pressure exerted in every direction at any given point by the weight of the atmosphere

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“Atmospheric pressure.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/atmospheric%20pressure. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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