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hypertensive

[ hahy-per-ten-siv ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˈtɛn sɪv /
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adjective
characterized by or causing high blood pressure.
noun
a person who has high blood pressure.
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Origin of hypertensive

First recorded in1900–05; hyper- + tensive
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