Definition of hypertension noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hypertension

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌhaɪpəˈtenʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhaɪpərˈtenʃn//
 
[uncountable](medical)
 
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blood pressure that is higher than is normal
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hypertension