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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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There was no significant difference between LAP, PAWP and [DELTA]LW values during the time course of the experiment between these two groups (figures 3B-D).
There was no significant alteration between the LAP, PAWP and [DELTA]LW values during the time course of the experiment in this group.
To minimize the effects of changes in intrathoracic pressure during the respiratory cycle on hemodynamic measurements, it is recommended to measure the PAWP at the end of expiration (Cengiz, Crapo, & Gardner, 1983; Marino, 2007; Swan, 1991).
After a 30-min stabilization period, hemodynamic parameters were collected, including mPAP, right atrial pressure (RAP), and PAWP.