secondary hypertension

noun

Medical Definition of secondary hypertension

: hypertension that results from an underlying identifiable cause (as aldosteronism, thyroid dysfunction, or coarctation of the aorta)

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“Secondary hypertension.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/secondary%20hypertension. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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