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Synonyms for tension

Synonyms for tension

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

Synonyms for tension

(psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense

the physical condition of being stretched or strained

a balance between and interplay of opposing elements or tendencies (especially in art or literature)

(physics) a stress that produces an elongation of an elastic physical body

feelings of hostility that are not manifest

the action of stretching something tight

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Rithalia SVS, Clutton-Brock TH, Tinker J: Characteristics of transcutaneous carbon dioxide tension monitors in normal adults and critically ill patients.
The arterial and mixed venous carbon dioxide tension gradient has been shown to increase when there is a decrease in cardiac output.
like Oxygen Saturation (SpO2), Carbon Dioxide Tension (PCO2) and Pulse
ICCM developed the concept of measuring carbon dioxide tension under the tongue using a sensor similar to an oral thermometer for the diagnosis of circulatory shock and for guiding its treatment.
Clinical evidence for intestinal mucosal protection was obtained during an Oxygent Phase 3 study in which gastric tonometry was performed in a subset of patients at one clinical study site, measuring differences between carbon dioxide tensions in the arterial blood and those in the tonometer balloon (the "CO2 gap").