Cardiovascular System: Blood Pressure Terms

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  1. diastole
    to expand; period in the cardiac cycle when blood enters the relaxed ventricles from the atria
  2. systole
    to contract; period in the cardiac cycle when the heart is in contraction and blood is ejected through the aorta and pulmonary artery
  3. normotension
    normal blood pressure
  4. hypotension
    low blood pressure
  5. hypertension
    high blood pressure
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Cardiovascular System: Blood Pressure Terms
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2011-06-22 21:15:32
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