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.
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hy·per·ten·sive ar·te·ri·op·a·thy

arterial degeneration resulting from hypertension.
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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.
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