pulse pressure

noun

Medical Definition of pulse pressure

: the pressure that is characteristic of the arterial pulse and represents the difference between diastolic and systolic blood pressures of the heart cycle

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“Pulse pressure.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pulse%20pressure. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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