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hy·per·ten·sion

 (hī′pər-tĕn′shən)
n.
1.
a. Abnormally elevated arterial blood pressure.
b. Arterial disease marked by chronic high blood pressure.
2. Elevated pressure or tension of a body fluid, as of the intraocular or cerebrospinal fluids.
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hypertension

(ˌhaɪpəˈtɛnʃən)
n
(Pathology) pathol abnormally high blood pressure
hypertensive adj, n
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hy•per•ten•sion

(ˌhaɪ pərˈtɛn ʃən)

n.
1.
a. elevation of the blood pressure, esp. the diastolic pressure.
b. an arterial disease characterized by this condition.
2. excessive nervous tension.
[1890–95]
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hy·per·ten·sion

(hī′pər-tĕn′shən)
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hypertension

High blood pressure, often caused by stress, arteriosclerosis, or heart disease.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypertension - a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)hypertension - a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
cardiovascular disease - a disease of the heart or blood vessels
essential hypertension, hyperpiesia, hyperpiesis - persistent and pathological high blood pressure for which no specific cause can be found
malignant hypertension - severe hypertension that runs a rapid course and damages the inner linings of the blood vessels and the heart and spleen and kidneys and brain; "malignant hypertension is the most lethal form of hypertension"
secondary hypertension - hypertension that is secondary to another disease
white-coat hypertension - temporary rise in blood pressure in the doctor's office
hypotension - abnormally low blood pressure
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Translations
hypertenze

hypertension

[ˈhaɪpəˈtenʃən] N (Med) → hipertensión f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hypertension

[ˌhaɪpərˈtɛnʃən] nhypertension f
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hypertension

[ˌhaɪpəˈtɛnʃn] n (Med) → ipertensione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

hy·per·ten·sion

n. hipertensión, presión arterial alta;
benign ______ benigna;
essential ______ esencial;
malignant ______ maligna;
portal ______ portal;
primary ______ primaria;
renal ______ renal.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hypertension

n hipertensión f, presión alta (de la sangre) (fam); benign intracranial — hipertensión intracraneal benigna; essential — hipertensión esencial; malignant — hipertensión maligna; portal — hipertensión portal; pulmonary — hipertensión pulmonar; renovascular — hipertensión renovascular; white-coat — hipertensión de bata blanca
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Fifty male and female patients with arterial hypertension stages 1 (between 140-159/90-99) and 2 (between 160-179/100-109) were enrolled.
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The results on first group were: 81% of patients older than 61, arterial hypertension present in 79% of cases and 61% cases with cortical atrophy.
Some areas explored are surgical palliative options for patients with hypoplastic left heart, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in children with glomerular kidney disease, genetics of intracerebral hemorrhage, arterial hypertension in children after the surgical repair of aortic coarctation, and the relationships between physical activity, tobacco consumption, body composition, and socioeconomic status as a function of the blood pressure among Spanish adolescents.
With ZdravPlus assistance, Karaganda primary care facilities saw a nine-fold increase in the percentage of chronic arterial hypertension patients who were annually checked by doctors for complications and risk factors - from 9% in 2006 to 81.5 % in 2009.