Definition of Hydrostatic pressure

1. Noun. The pressure equivalent to that exerted on a surface by a column of water of a given height. ¹



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Medical Definition of Hydrostatic pressure

1. The pressure exerted by a liquid as a result of its potential energy, ignoring its kinetic energy; frequently used to distinguish a true pressure from an osmotic pressure or to emphasize the variation in pressure in a column of fluid due to the effect of gravity. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrostatic Pressure

hydrospace
hydrospaces
hydrosphere
hydrospheres
hydrospheric
hydrosphygmograph
hydrostannane
hydrostannanes
hydrostannation
hydrostat
hydrostatic
hydrostatic dilator
hydrostatic equilibrium
hydrostatic head
hydrostatic paradox
hydrostatic pressure (current term)
hydrostatic pressure relief system
hydrostatic pressure relief systems
hydrostatic skeleton
hydrostatical
hydrostatically
hydrostatician
hydrostaticians
hydrostaticity
hydrostatick
hydrostaticks
hydrostatics
hydrostationary
hydrostats
hydrostratigraphic

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