Q. 54 B5.0( 7 Votes )

What is blood pressure? What are the two factors used to express the blood pressure of a person?

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The pressure of blood which is exerted on the walls of blood vessels is called blood pressure. This pressure is much greater in the arteries than in the veins. The blood pressure of a person is always expressed by two factors - systolic pressure and diastolic pressure.

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