* * *hy·per·ten·sive .hī-pər-'ten(t)-siv adj marked by or due to hypertension <\hypertensive emergencies> <\hypertensive renal disease> also affected with hypertension <a \hypertensive patient>hypertensive n one affected with hypertension
* * *hy·per·ten·sive (hi″pər-tenґsiv) 1. characterized by increased tension or pressure. 2. an agent that causes hypertension; called also arteriopressor. 3. a person with hypertension.
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hypertensive — n. 1. having abnormally high blood pressure. [PJC] 2. Causing high blood pressure. [PJC] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
hypertensive — n. A person who suffers from persistently high blood pressure. [PJC] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
hypertensive — ● hypertensif, hypertensive adjectif Relatif à l hypertension … Encyclopédie Universelle
hypertensive — hypertension ► NOUN ▪ abnormally high blood pressure. DERIVATIVES hypertensive adjective … English terms dictionary
hypertensive — I. adjective Date: 1904 affected with or caused by hypertension II. noun Date: 1939 an individual affected with hypertension … New Collegiate Dictionary
hypertensive — /huy peuhr ten siv/, adj. 1. characterized by or causing high blood pressure. n. 2. a person who has high blood pressure. [1900 05; HYPER + TENSIVE] * * * … Universalium
hypertensive — 1. adjective of, pertaining to, or causing hypertension 2. noun a) a person with hypertension b) a drug that increases blood pressure … Wiktionary
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hypertensive — adj. of hypertension; causing high blood pressure … English contemporary dictionary
hypertensive — hy·per·ten·sive … English syllables