bp


bp
1. Commonly used abbreviation for blood pressure. For example, in a medical chart, you might see scrawled "BP90/60 T98.6 Ht60/reg R15", which is short hand signifying that the blood pressure is 90/60 mm Hg, the temperature (T) is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit, the heart rate (Ht) is 60 beats/min and regular, and the respirations ® 15/min. (This would be entirely normal for an adult or older child). 2. In genetics, base pair. In general medicine, blood pressure (but usually in capital letters as BP).
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Abbreviation for blood pressure; British Pharmacopoeia.
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BP abbr
1) blood pressure
2) boiling point
3) British Pharmacopoeia

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1. blood pressure. 2. British Pharmacopoeia, a publication of the General Medical Council, describing and establishing standards for medicines, preparations, materials, and articles used in the practice of medicine, surgery, or midwifery.

Medical dictionary. 2011.


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