popular abbreviation for blood pressure levels. On a medical chart, you could see "BP90/60 T98.6 Ht60/reg R15," which signifies that hypertension (BP) is 90/60 mm Hg, the temperature (T) is 98.6° Fahrenheit, one's heart rate (Ht) is 60 beats each minute and regular, and respirations tend to be happening at 15 per minute.
- In genetics, base pair. In general medicine, bloodstream pressure (but typically in capital letters as BP).
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