hypertensive arteriopathy


any disease of an artery.
hypertensive arteriopathy widespread involvement of the smaller arteries and arterioles, associated with hypertension and characterized primarily by hypertrophy of the tunica media.

hy·per·ten·sive ar·te·ri·op·a·thy

arterial degeneration resulting from hypertension.

hy·per·ten·sive ar·ter·i·op·a·thy

(hī'pĕr-ten'siv ahr-tēr'ē-op'ă-thē)
Arterial degeneration resulting from hypertension.

hypertensive arteriopathy

arterial degeneration due to persistent hypertension
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