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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A pressure gauge for measuring blood pressure.

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  • A sphygmomanometer is the instrument used to measure blood pressures consisting of a cuff, pressure bulb, and manometer.
  • Blood pressure was originally measured by a device called sphygmomanometer, which used the height of a mercury column that reflected the pressure of circulation.
  • It is measured with a sphygmomanometer blood pressure machine.
  • Toby frowned as the sphygmomanometer needle slowly pulsed downward. for more
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