Causing increased arterial blood pressure.

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ar·te·rio·pres·sor (ahr-tēr″e-o-presґər) hypertensive (def. 2).

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • hypertensive — 1. Marked by an increased blood pressure. 2. Denoting a person suffering from high blood pressure. * * * hy·per·ten·sive .hī pər ten(t) siv adj marked by or due to hypertension <hypertensive emergencies> <hypertensive renal disease>… …   Medical dictionary

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