Definition of white coat hypertension in English:

white coat hypertension

Syllabification: white coat hy·per·ten·sion
(also white coat syndrome)

noun

Medicine, informal
A syndrome whereby a patient’s feeling of anxiety in a medical environment results in an abnormally high reading when their blood pressure is measured.
More example sentences
  • Hypertensive disease complicates nearly 10 percent of pregnancies in the United States, with white coat hypertension affecting an additional 30 percent of patients.
  • In addition, blood pressure measurement is only intermittent, and white coat hypertension might confound results.
  • More patients in the home group were able to discontinue antihypertensive medication, presumably because patients with white coat hypertension were identified.

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