prehypertension

noun
pre·​hy·​per·​ten·​sion | \ ˌprē-ˈhī-pər-ˌten-chən \

Medical Definition of prehypertension

: slightly to moderately elevated arterial blood pressure that in adults is usually indicated by a systolic blood pressure of 120 to 139 mm Hg or a diastolic blood pressure of 80 to 89 mm Hg and that is considered a risk factor for hypertension

Other Words from prehypertension

prehypertensive \ -​ˈhī-​pər-​ˌten(t)-​siv \ adjective

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