Definition of hypertensive in English:


Line breaks: hyper|ten¦sive
Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪpəˈtɛnsɪv


  • Exhibiting hypertension.
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    • It is rare for malignant hypertension to cause asymmetric hypertensive retinopathy.
    • The key to the successful management of patients with severely elevated BP is to differentiate hypertensive crises from hypertensive urgencies.
    • In this way, another study shows that ventilatory responses to hypoxia were higher in hypertensive patients than in normotensive OSA patients.


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  • A person with high blood pressure.
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    • You whine about hypertensives and diabetics, but some time calculate how much you make treating them.
    • One in four American adults have hypertension, and up to 30% of deaths in hypertensives are attributable to high blood pressure.
    • In preliminary reports, exercise training in hypertensives leads to regression of left ventricular hypertrophy.

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