/haɪpəpaɪˈiziə/ (say huypuhpuy'eezeeuh)

unusually high blood pressure.
{New Latin, from Greek hyper- hyper- + piesis pressure + -ia -ia}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • hyperpiesia — hy·per·pi·e·sia .pī ē zh(ē )ə n HYPERTENSION esp ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSION * * * n. see hypertension …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperpiesia — n. abnormally high blood pressure (chronic condition whose cause is unknown) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hyperpiesia — hy·per·pi·e·sia …   English syllables

  • hyperpiesia — n.; see hypertension …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • hyperpiesia —   n. high blood pressure.    ♦ hyperpietic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • hyperpiesia — noun persistent and pathological high blood pressure for which no specific cause can be found • Syn: ↑essential hypertension, ↑hyperpiesis • Hypernyms: ↑high blood pressure, ↑hypertension …   Useful english dictionary

  • Болезнь Гипертоническая (Hyperpiesia) — см. Гипертензия. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • hyperpiesis, hyperpiesia — SYN: hypertension. [hyper + G. piesis, pressure] …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperpietic — I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|pī|ed.ik adjective Etymology: from New Latin hyperpiesia, after such pairs as New Latin anesthesia: English anesthetic : marked by hyperpiesia II. noun ( s) : a person having hyperpiesia …   Useful english dictionary

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