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hypertension British & World English

Abnormally high blood pressure

white coat hypertension British & World English

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

prehypertension British & World English

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