HyperDic: high_blood_pressure

English > 1 sense of the expression high blood pressure:
NOUNstatehigh blood pressure, hypertensiona common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
English > high blood pressure: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater).
Synonymhypertension
Narroweressential hypertension, hyperpiesia, hyperpiesispersistent and pathological high blood pressure for which no specific cause can be found
malignant hypertensionsevere hypertension that runs a rapid course and damages the inner linings of the blood vessels and the heart and spleen and kidneys and brain
secondary hypertensionhypertension that is secondary to another disease
white-coat hypertensiontemporary rise in blood pressure in the doctor's office
Broadercardiovascular diseaseA disease of the heart or blood vessels
Oppositehypotensionabnormally low blood pressure
Spanishhipertensión arterial, hipertensión, HTA
Catalanhipertensió arterial, hipertensió, HTA

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