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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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For example, measurement of arterial tension of all the patients seeking for medical care for any reason whatsoever, both at a polyclinic, and at home, contributed to identification of those having an arterial hypertension, who had not previously visited MPIs for that reason, and holding of a set of recreation events for that cohort.
Before and immediately after the inducement of anger they measured the heart rate and arterial tension, the levels of testosterone and cortisol, and the asymmetric activation of the brain (using the dichotic listening technique), the general state of mind and the subjective experience of the anger emotion.
During this hierarchy we have followed the main physiomotor aptitudes used by the specialists, that are also easy to test, not being necessary a very complex equipment, being able to use also the clubs with a weaker rigging in what concerns the equipment, this classification containing: the arterial tension (T.
Fully licensed medical center offering general medicine, odonthology, gynecology, immunizations, radiology, ultrasound, vascular doppler, optometry, cosmetology, laboratory, electrocardiography, cardiac Holter, arterial tension, pulse oximetry and pediatric assistance.
Ritanserin alone did not change the arterial tension nor the concentration-effect curve of SdD (Fig.