In genetics, base
pair. In common medication, blood
pressure (but generally in capital letters as BP).
Commonly used reduction
pressure. For example, in a medical
chart, you might see
scrawled BP90/60 T98.6 Ht60/reg R15 , which is short arm
signifying that the blood
pressure is 90/60 mm Hg, the temperature
(T) is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit, the heart course
(Ht) is 60 beats/min and regular, and the respirations (r) 15/min. (This would be entirely usual
for an adult
or older child).