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Garden hose with the thumb of a person’s hand partially covering the opening, causing the water to spray out at a high pressure

View full-sized image Drawing of a garden hose with the thumb of a person’s hand partially covering the opening, causing the water to spray out at a high pressure. A label says “high pressure.”
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Description

Drawing of a garden hose with the thumb of a person’s hand partially covering the opening, causing the water to spray out at a high pressure. A label says “high pressure.”

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Drawing of a garden hose with the thumb of a person’s hand partially covering the opening, causing the water to spray out at a high pressure. A label says “high pressure.”

Caption

A smaller opening makes the water pressure higher. In the same way, clogged blood vessels lead to high blood pressure.

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