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1. Any abnormally high tension.
2. Abnormally high blood pressure, or a disease of which this is the chief sign.
Word Entries containing the term: “hypertensive
hypertensive crisis
A sudden increase of blood pressure to a very high level associated with vomiting, severe headache, transient blindness, and the rapid deterioration of renal (kidney) function.
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