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1. hypertension

noun. ['ˌhaɪpɝˈtɛnʃən'] a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater).

Synonyms

  • essential hypertension
  • cardiovascular disease
  • white-coat hypertension
  • hyperpiesis
  • malignant hypertension
  • high blood pressure
  • hyperpiesia

Antonyms

  • cardiovascular disease
  • postural hypotension
  • orthostatic hypotension

Etymology

  • hyper- (English)
  • ὑπέρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • tension (English)
  • tension (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Secondary Hypertension

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  • convention
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  • retention
  • laurentian
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  • dissension
  • dimension
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  • henschen
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Example sentences of the word secondary-hypertension


1. Noun Phrase
This type of secondary hypertension can cause kidney failure, notes MayoClinic.com.

2. Noun Phrase
When this occurs, veterinarians call it secondary hypertension.

3. Noun Phrase
The vast majority of these cases -- approximately 80 percent or all dogs with hypertension -- are secondary hypertension.

2. secondary

adjective. ['ˈsɛkənˌdɛri'] being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate.

Synonyms

  • inessential
  • vicarious
  • supplemental
  • unoriginal
  • auxiliary
  • alternative
  • alternate
  • utility
  • supplementary
  • substitute
  • unessential
  • indirect
  • collateral
  • standby
  • second-string
  • subsidiary
  • thirdhand
  • secondhand

Antonyms

  • essential
  • primary
  • unexpendable
  • inessentiality

3. secondary

adjective. ['ˈsɛkənˌdɛri'] not of major importance.

Antonyms

  • unobligated

4. secondary

adjective. ['ˈsɛkənˌdɛri'] depending on or incidental to what is original or primary.

Synonyms

  • incidental

Antonyms

  • important
  • necessary

5. secondary

noun. ['ˈsɛkənˌdɛri'] coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil.

Synonyms

  • secondary coil
  • secondary winding
  • coil

Antonyms

  • fresh
  • creative
  • unoriginality
  • unconventional

6. secondary

noun. ['ˈsɛkənˌdɛri'] the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen.

Synonyms

  • formation
  • back
  • eleven

Antonyms

  • conjunctive
  • conventional
  • refrain
  • noncyclic

7. secondary

adjective. ['ˈsɛkənˌdɛri'] belonging to a lower class or rank.

Synonyms

  • subordinate

Antonyms

  • noncausative
  • distributary

8. secondary

adjective. ['ˈsɛkənˌdɛri'] inferior in rank or status.

Synonyms

  • lowly
  • junior-grade
  • petty
  • subaltern
  • lower-ranking

Antonyms

  • indispensable
  • intrinsic
  • normal
  • unexchangeable
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