pseu·​do·​hy·​per·​ten·​sion ˌsüd-ō-ˌhī-pər-ˈten-chən How to pronounce pseudohypertension (audio)
: 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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“Pseudohypertension.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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