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Meaning of “high blood pressure” in the English Dictionary

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high blood pressurenoun [U]

 /ˈhɑɪ ˈblʌd ˌpreʃ·ər/
a ​medicalcondition in which the ​force of the blood against the ​walls of the ​arteries as the blood ​travels through them is ​greater than is ​consideredhealthy
(Definition of high blood pressure from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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