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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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increased left ventricular (LV) diameter, end-diastolic pressure and decreased LV fractional shortening and [+ or -] dP/dt, compared to sham animals (19).
In severe aortic stenosis, myocardial oxygen demand is high, but oxygen delivery is impaired by the effects of low aortic pressure, the high LV end-diastolic pressure and the thick myocardial wall.
End-diastolic pressure is decreased from 50 mmHg (point D1), to 35 mmHg in point D2, when IABP is applied.
In hypertensive and/or diabetic heart disease (27-32) as well as in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and other diseases causing increase of left ventricular mass (33-34),the involvement of left atrium is early and it descends from propagation of high levels of LV end-diastolic pressure (3537), which are faithfully reproduced by Doppler velocimetric pattern found in these cases, characterized by E/A ratio >2 and deceleration time(DT)<120 msec, so-called "restrictive left ventricular filling pattern" or RFP (38).
Left ventricular end-diastolic pressure, left atrial pressure (LAP) and pulmonary capillary wedge pressure has been the subject of many investigations.
B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) is a neurohormone produced mainly by ventricular myocytes in response to increased end-diastolic pressure, or volume, of the ventricles (3-5).