antihypertensive

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

Definition of antihypertensive

  1. :  a substance that is effective against high blood pressure

antihypertensive

adjective

1941

First Known Use of antihypertensive

1941


Medical Dictionary

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antihypertensive

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

antihypertension

\-ˈhī-pər-ˌten-chən\play

Medical Definition of antihypertensive

  1. :  used or effective against high blood pressure antihypertensive drugs


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antihypertensive

noun an·ti·hy·per·ten·sive

Medical Definition of antihypertensive

  1. :  an antihypertensive agent (as a drug)


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