Diastolic Blood Pressure (DBP)
Living reference work entry
Diastolic blood pressure is the force exerted by the artery walls during ventricular relaxation. It is the lowest pressure measured and normal range is considered to be <80 mmHg (Tortora and Grabowski 1996).
References and Further Reading
- Tortora, G. J., & Grabowski, S. R. (1996). Principles of anatomy and physiology (8th ed.). New York: Harper Collins College.Google Scholar
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