the pressure of the circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels; results from the systole of the left ventricle of the heart; sometimes measured for a quick evaluation of a person's health
the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)
to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
the descendants of one individual