hypertensive

[hahy-per-ten-siv]
adjective
1.
characterized by or causing high blood pressure.
noun
2.
a person who has high blood pressure.

Origin:
1900–05; hyper- + tensive

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hypertension (ˌhaɪpəˈtɛnʃən)
 
n
pathol abnormally high blood pressure
 
hypertensive
 
adj, —n

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hypertensive hy·per·ten·sive (hī'pər-těn'sĭv)
adj.

  1. Of or characterized by abnormally increased blood pressure.

  2. Causing an increase in blood pressure.

n.
A person having or susceptible to high blood pressure.
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And nowhere do the study's authors challenge the claim that hypertensive patients ought to eat less sodium.
They know about hypertension because there are multiple hypertensive drugs.
Usually people take hypertensive drugs in the morning, when they wake up.
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