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Synonyms for pressure

Synonyms for pressure

the act, condition, or effect of exerting force on someone or something

power used to overcome resistance

to cause (a person or thing) to act or move in spite of resistance

to maintain normal air pressure in


Synonyms for pressure

a force that compels

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the act of pressing

the state of demanding notice or attention

the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin

an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress

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to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"

exert pressure on someone through threats

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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance of the BiPAP autoSV device, which is intended to provide noninvasive ventilatory support to treat adult patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and Respiratory Insufficiency caused by central and/or mixed apneas and periodic breathing.
In 1992, he presented the Governor's New Product Award to Respironics for its BiPAP unit, which provides ventilatory assistance to persons who experience difficulty breathing but who are not dependent on a ventilator for life support.
Respironics led the development of the noninvasive bi-level ventilation market with the introduction of its first BiPAP(R) unit in 1989 and also pioneered the bi-level treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) through its BiPAP products.
NASDAQ/NMS:RESP) announced Monday that it has received clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration to market its BiPAP S/T-D(R) 30 Ventilatory Support System for use in hospitals and alternate care settings to noninvasively treat appropriate patients suffering from both acute and chronic respiratory insufficiency and respiratory failure.
The need for FDA clearance for these claims for the BiPAP Ventilatory Support System was one of the items in a December, 1994 warning letter which referenced the system's application in certain critical treatment situations, reported Dennis S.
NASDAQ/NMS:RESP) announced Wednesday that its BiPAP therapy system has received additional patent protection for its application in the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), the world's most prevalent sleep disorder.