: a unit of pressure equal to the pressure exerted by a column of mercury 1 millimeter high at 0°C and under the acceleration of gravity and nearly equivalent to 1 torr (about 133.3 pascals)
The pulse was 110 beats per minute and the blood pressure was 105/60 mm HgMichael Drancourt et al., The New England Journal of Medicine
34% of treated eyes had only a transient rise in intraocular pressure of 5 mm Hg or more …David Frankel, The Lancet

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“Mm Hg.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mm%20Hg. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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