sphygmomanometry
noun see sphygmomanometer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sphygmomanometry — See sphygmomanometric. * * * …   Universalium

  • sphygmomanometry — noun The measurement of blood pressure using a sphygmomanometer …   Wiktionary

  • sphygmomanometry — Determination of the blood pressure by means of a sphygmomanometer. * * * sphyg·mo·ma·nom·e·try mə näm ə trē n, pl tries measurement of blood pressure by means of the sphygmomanometer …   Medical dictionary

  • sphygmomanometry — n. measurement of arterial blood pressure by means of a sphygmomanometer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sphygmomanometry — sphyg·mo·manometry …   English syllables

  • sphygmomanometry — “+ noun ( es) Etymology: sphygmomanometer + y : determination of blood pressure by use of the sphygmomanometer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cardiac output — (Q or or CO ) is the volume of blood being pumped by the heart, in particular by a left or right ventricle in the time interval of one minute. CO may be measured in many ways, for example dm3/min (1 dm3 equals 1000 cm3 or 1 litre). Q is… …   Wikipedia

  • pseudohypertension — pseu·do·hy·per·ten·sion .süd ō .hī pər ten chən n a condition esp. of some elderly, diabetic, and uremic individuals in which an erroneously high blood pressure reading is given by sphygmomanometry usu. due to loss of flexibility of the arterial… …   Medical dictionary

  • sphygmomanometer — noun Etymology: Greek sphygmos pulse (from sphyzein to throb) + International Scientific Vocabulary manometer Date: circa 1889 an instrument for measuring blood pressure and especially arterial blood pressure • sphygmomanometry noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Samuel Siegfried Karl von Basch — Samuel Siegfried Karl Ritter von Basch (* 9. September 1837 in Prag; † 25. April 1905 in Wien) war ein österreichischer Arzt, Pathologe und Physiologe jüdischer Herk …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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