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what is sphygmomanometer?

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asked Aug 19, 2016 in GK by Rahul Roy (7,955 points)

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answered Aug 20, 2016 by Puskar (5,910 points)
selected Aug 22, 2016 by Rahul Roy
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An instrument for measuring blood pressure, typically consisting of an inflatable rubber cuff which is applied to the arm and connected to a column of mercury next to a graduated scale, enabling the determination of systolic and diastolic blood pressure by increasing and gradually releasing the pressure in the cuff.
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answered Aug 19, 2016 by Annu Priya (19,717 points)

sphygmomanometer is a device that measures blood pressure. It is composes of an inflatable rubber cuff, which is wrapped around the arm.

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