Anti hypertensive

antihypertensive

[an-tee-hahy-per-ten-siv, an-tahy-] Medicine/Medical, Pharmacology.
adjective
1.
acting to reduce hypertension: an antihypertensive drug, diet, or regimen.
noun
2.
a drug, as a diuretic, used to treat hypertension.

Origin:
1955–60; anti- + hypertensive

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antihypertensive an·ti·hy·per·ten·sive (ān'tē-hī'pər-těn'sĭv, an'tī-)
adj.
Reducing high blood pressure. n.
A drug or treatment that reduces high blood pressure.

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