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noun

elevation of the arterial blood pressure or a condition resulting from it; hypertension. Abbreviation: HBP

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Origin of high blood pressure

First recorded in 1915–20
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Medical definitions for high blood pressure

high blood pressure
[ hī ]

n.

Hypertension.
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Scientific definitions for high blood pressure

high blood pressure
[ hī ]

See hypertension.
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