hypertensive arteriopathy n.
Arterial degeneration resulting from hypertension.
- Hypertensive arteriosclerosis
hypertensive arteriosclerosis n. A progressive increase in the muscle and elastic tissue of the arterial walls resulting from hypertension.
- Hypertensive retinopathy
hypertensive retinopathy n. A retinal condition that occurs in accelerated hypertension and that is characterized by arteriolar constriction, flame-shaped hemorrhages, cotton-wool patches, progressive severity of star-shaped edematous spot at the macula, and papilledema.
hypertensor hy·per·ten·sor (hī’pər-těn’sər, -sôr’) n. An agent or drug that raises blood pressure.
[hahy-per-tekst] /ˈhaɪ pərˌtɛkst/ noun 1. a method of storing data through a computer program that allows a user to create and link fields of information at will and to retrieve the data nonsequentially. /ˈhaɪpəˌtɛkst/ noun 1. computer software and hardware that allows users to create, store, and view text and move between related items easily […]