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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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Pdet max: maximum detrusor pressure; Pabd max: maximum abdominal pressure; Pves max: maximum intravesical pressure.
Absence of sufficient increase in the detrusor pressure in the urination phase.
The most important measurement in a urodynamic study in an SCI patient is the detrusor pressure at which the bladder empties.
Sensory receptors are activated when detrusor pressure reaches about 15-20cm H20 (welt below outlet closure pressure).
They found that after 12 weeks of treatment, the men taking tadalafil experienced improved detrusor pressure at urinary flow rate, peak flow rate (Qmax), bladder capacity, post-void residual volume and bladder voiding efficiency.
Vesical pressure is defined as detrusor pressure (pressure due to the bladder wall) plus abdominal pressure; it is the pressure recorded in the bladder after a hydrostatic zero pressure is set external to the patient and at the top of the suprapubic bone.
Among four patients with hyperreflexic bladder, surgery changed the detrusor hyperreflexia and high detrusor pressure to nearly normal storage and synergic voiding.
Patients in both groups who improved had changes in detrusor pressure rise when the bladder was filled and in their first desire to void.
Patients in both groups who improved showed changes in detrusor pressure rise when the bladder was filled and in their first desire to void.
The detrusor pressure, generated by the wall, was calculated by subtracting the intra-abdominal pressure (measured via the rectal catheter) from the bladder pressure (measured via the epidural catheter).
It describes the relationship between the change in bladder volume and the change in detrusor pressure during the filling CMG (Abrams et al., 2003).
Various urodynamic parameters like detrusor contractility, detrusor pressure, sensation, compliance, residual urine, flow velocity, urethral resistance etc., were recorded.
During voiding, pressure in the Bladder (Detrusor pressure at Q-max) and urine flow rate while emptying (Pressure-flow studies) were measured.