v/k ir ž/k

English translation: systolic (maximum), diastolic (minimum) blood pressure

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Lithuanian term or phrase:v/k - viršutinis kraujo spaudimas, ž/k - žemutinis kraujo spaudimas
English translation: systolic (maximum), diastolic (minimum) blood pressure
Entered by: Kristina Radziulyte
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14:37 Nov 30, 2009
Lithuanian to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
Lithuanian term or phrase: v/k ir ž/k
V. saph. magna ž/k
V. saph. magna v/k

is tyrimo aprasymo lenteles

Koju venu dvigubas skenavimas
Olga Prisekina-Olrichs
Netherlands
Local time: 20:13
maximum (systolic) and a minimum (diastolic) blood pressure
Explanation:
I believe that refers to blood pressure


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Note added at 3 hrs (2009-11-30 18:01:10 GMT)
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Yes, thank you for adding the Lithuanian. This is why I hate medical texts. Interesting that they are taking the pressure from a vein, not an artery, where it would be stronger. Not a doctor, so can't say why. Probably standard procedure.
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Arturas Bakanauskas
Local time: 21:13
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3maximum (systolic) and a minimum (diastolic) blood pressure
Arturas Bakanauskas


  

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maximum (systolic) and a minimum (diastolic) blood pressure


Explanation:
I believe that refers to blood pressure


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Note added at 3 hrs (2009-11-30 18:01:10 GMT)
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Yes, thank you for adding the Lithuanian. This is why I hate medical texts. Interesting that they are taking the pressure from a vein, not an artery, where it would be stronger. Not a doctor, so can't say why. Probably standard procedure.

Arturas Bakanauskas
Local time: 21:13
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
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Asker: aciu labai, tuomet v/k - virsutinis kraujo spaudimas ž/k - zemutinis kraujo spaudimas???

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