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formula for pressure

P=perpendicular force/area

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Monitors the sound of the blood flowing through an artery below the cuff

stethoscope

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pressure that represents the maximum pressure the heart produces in the artery

systolic pressure

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a persons arterial blood pressure is measured with

sphygmomanometer

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when an object is placed in water or any other fluid, an upward force called _____ acts on it

buoyancy

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Known as the conservation of mass, a mass of fluid entering a pipe is the same as the mass of fluid of the same density leaving at the other end

continuity equation

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defined in terms of the force needed to pull a flat plate at constant speed across a layer of the fluid

viscosity of the fluid

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formula for power

p=pressure x rate of flow

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Medical term for condition in arteries because of plaque

atherosclerosis

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elastic limit formula

F/A