malignant hypertension

noun

Medical Definition of malignant hypertension

: essential hypertension characterized by acute onset, severe symptoms, rapidly progressive course, and poor prognosis

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“Malignant hypertension.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/malignant%20hypertension. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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