antihypertensive

noun
an·ti·hy·per·ten·sive | \-ˌhī-pər-ˈten(t)-siv \

Definition of antihypertensive 

: a substance that is effective against high blood pressure

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antihypertensive adjective

First Known Use of antihypertensive

1941, in the meaning defined above

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antihypertensive

adjective
an·ti·hy·per·ten·sive | \-ˌhī-pər-ˈten(t)-siv \
variants: also antihypertension \-ˈhī-pər-ˌten-chən \

Medical Definition of antihypertensive 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: used or effective against high blood pressure antihypertensive drugs

antihypertensive

noun

Medical Definition of antihypertensive (Entry 2 of 2)

: an antihypertensive agent (as a drug)

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