[ hahy-per-ten-siv ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˈtɛn sɪv /
characterized by or causing high blood pressure.
a person who has high blood pressure.
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Medicine definitions for hypertensive
[ hī′pər-tĕn′sĭv ]
Of or characterized by abnormally increased blood pressure.
Causing an increase in blood pressure.
A person having or susceptible to high blood pressure.
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