Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or characterized by hypertension.
  • adjective Causing an increase in blood pressure.
  • noun A person with or susceptible to hypertension.
  • noun A drug capable of causing an increase in blood pressure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A person who suffers from persistently high blood pressure.
  • noun having abnormally high blood pressure.
  • noun Causing high blood pressure.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of, pertaining to, or causing hypertension
  • noun a person with hypertension
  • noun a drug that increases blood pressure

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having abnormally high blood pressure
  • noun a person who has abnormally high blood pressure

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Examples

  • The general statistics arrived on the basis of various studies by different institutions reveal that 3. 5-4 per cent of people with hypertension have a risk for heart attacks, 3 per cent of people have a risk of stroke and a long-term hypertensive person has a risk of kidney disease.

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  • The Kyoto Heart study links valsartan and an improved cardiovascular outcome in Japanese hypertensive patients

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  • The Kyoto Heart study links valsartan and an improved cardiovascular outcome in Japanese hypertensive patients

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  • These types of disorders, also called hypertensive disorders, can cause complications and may result in infant death.

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  • These types of disorders, also called hypertensive disorders, can cause complications and may result in infant death.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • These types of disorders, also called hypertensive disorders, can cause complications and may result in infant death.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • These types of disorders, also called hypertensive disorders, can cause complications and may result in infant death.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • These types of disorders, also called hypertensive disorders, can cause complications and may result in infant death.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • These types of disorders, also called hypertensive disorders, can cause complications and may result in infant death.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • These types of disorders, also called hypertensive disorders, can cause complications and may result in infant death.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

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