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pseudohypertension

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noun pseu·do·hy·per·ten·sion \ˌsüd-ō-ˌhī-pər-ˈten-chən\

Medical Definition of pseudohypertension

  1. :  a condition especially of some elderly, diabetic, and uremic individuals in which an erroneously high blood pressure reading is given by sphygmomanometry usually due to loss of flexibility of the arterial walls


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