Meaning of “high blood pressure” in the English Dictionary


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high blood pressurenoun [ U ]

/ˈhɑɪ ˈblʌd ˌpreʃ·ər/

a medical condition in which the force of the blood against the walls of the arteries as the blood travels through them is greater than is considered healthy

(Definition of “high blood pressure” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)