hyperpiesis
hy·per·pi·e·sis -.pī-'ē-səs n, pl -e·ses -.sēz HYPERTENSION esp ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSION

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  • hyperpiesis — n. abnormally high blood pressure (chronic condition whose cause is unknown) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hyperpiesis — hy·per·pi·e·sis …   English syllables

  • hyperpiesis —   n. high blood pressure.    ♦ hyperpietic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • hyperpiesis — noun persistent and pathological high blood pressure for which no specific cause can be found • Syn: ↑essential hypertension, ↑hyperpiesia • Hypernyms: ↑high blood pressure, ↑hypertension * * * noun see hyperpiesia …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyperpiesis, hyperpiesia — SYN: hypertension. [hyper + G. piesis, pressure] …   Medical dictionary

  • hypertension — High blood pressure; transitory or sustained elevation of systemic arterial blood pressure to a level likely to induce cardiovascular damage or other adverse consequences. H. has been arbitrarily defined as a s …   Medical dictionary

  • supertension — Extreme tension; incorrectly used as a synonym of high blood pressure, or hyperpiesis …   Medical dictionary

  • υπερπίεση — η, Ν 1. φυσ. α) πίεση που υπερβαίνει ένα καθορισμένο σημείο ή μια πίεση αναφοράς β) η ποσότητα κατά την οποία η τιμή μιας πίεσης υπερβαίνει την καθορισμένη τιμή ή την τιμή τής πίεσης αναφοράς 2. ιατρ. η υπέρταση. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ.… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • hyperpietic — adj. suffering from hyperpiesis (chronic high blood pressure whose cause is unknown) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • essential hypertension — noun persistent and pathological high blood pressure for which no specific cause can be found • Syn: ↑hyperpiesia, ↑hyperpiesis • Hypernyms: ↑high blood pressure, ↑hypertension * * * noun : abnormally high blood pressure, both systolic and… …   Useful english dictionary

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