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hy·per·ten·sive

 (hī′pər-tĕn′sĭv)
adj.
1. Of or characterized by hypertension.
2. Causing an increase in blood pressure: a hypertensive medication.
n.
1. A person with or susceptible to hypertension.
2. A drug capable of causing an increase in blood pressure.

hy•per•ten•sive

(ˌhaɪ pərˈtɛn sɪv)

adj.
1. characterized by or causing high blood pressure.
n.
2. a person who has high blood pressure.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypertensive - a person who has abnormally high blood pressure
patient - a person who requires medical care; "the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly"
Adj.1.hypertensive - having abnormally high blood pressure
hypotensive - having abnormally low blood pressure
normotensive - having normal blood pressure
Translations

hy·per·ten·sive

a. hipertensivo-a, hipertenso-a.
1. que causa elevación en la presión;
2. rel. a la hipertensión o que padece de ella.

hypertensive

adj (crisis, disorder, state, etc.) hipertensivo, (effect) hipertensor, (patient) hipertenso
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