Definition of prehypertension in English:

prehypertension

Syllabification: pre·hy·per·ten·sion
Pronunciation: /ˌprēˌhīpərˈtenSHən/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

The condition of having blood pressure between 120/80 mmHg and 139/89 mmHg, considered an indication of risk for hypertension.

Origin

early 21st century.

Derivatives

prehypertensive

adjective

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