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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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Intradetrusor injection of BONT-A for DO management significantly reduces the number of urgency and UUI episodes and improves cystometric parameters (maximum cystometric capacity, maximum detrusor pressure during first involuntary detrusor contraction, maximum volume at first involuntary detrusor contraction) and health-related quality of life scores.
The detrusor leak-point pressure (DLPP) is the lowest detrusor pressure reading at which leakage is observed in the absence of increased abdominal pressure or detrusor contraction.
Bladder capacity, intraabdominal pressure, bladder pressure, detrusor pressure, electromyographic (EMG) activity of the pelvic floor muscles and residual urine volumes were evaluated.
In a randomized multicenter study performed in Scandinavia and the US, there were no significant differences between CoreTherm treatments and TURP with regard to International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS), peak flows (Qmax), detrusor pressure (Pdet), prostate volume or residual urine volume.
If you put a sling" in an elderly women who has elevated residual urine volume and zero detrusor pressure, "you're going to obstruct her," Dr.
If a patient's maximal free urinary flow rate is paired with her maximal detrusor pressure during voiding, she can be classified as having mild, moderate, or severe obstruction or no obstruction (Neurourol.
Urodynamics revealed signs of overactive bladder: a gradual rise in detrusor pressure with filling, and she leaked upon standing at a detrusor pressure of 35 cm H[sub.
The authors report that 41% of the 264 men who underwent urodynamic study had detrusor underactivity, which they defined as a maximum flow rate (Qmax) less than 15 mL/sec and a detrusor pressure at maximum flow (PdetQmax) less than 20 cmH2O during voiding.
Groutz and colleagues defined impaired detrusor contractility as maximum flow rate (Qmax) [less than or equal to]12 mL/sec with detrusor pressure at Qmax (PdetQmax) [less than or equal to]30 cm H20.