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[L. pressura, crowding, throng, press,]
1. A compression. 2. Stress or force exerted on a body, as by tension, weight, or pulling. 3. In psychology, the quality of sensation aroused by moderate compression of the skin. 4. In physics, the quotient obtained by dividing a force by the area of the surface on which it acts.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Pressure." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768559/all/pressure.
Pressure. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768559/all/pressure. Accessed December 5, 2019.
Pressure. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768559/all/pressure
Pressure [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 05]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768559/all/pressure.
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