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hypertension

n.1.abnormally high blood pressure; especially, the chronic condition associated with persistent high blood pressure.
Noun1.hypertension - a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
Antonyms:
hypotension - abnormally low blood pressure
Pronunciation: (HY-per-TEN-shun)

High blood pressure, which can be caused either by too much fluid in the blood vessels or by narrowing of the blood vessels.

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