Definition of Hyperpiesis
1. Noun. Persistent and pathological high blood pressure for which no specific cause can be found.
Generic synonyms: High Blood Pressure, Hypertension
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Literary usage of Hyperpiesis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Diseases of the heart by James Mackenzie (1908)
"hyperpiesis. 99. Effect on the heart of increased peripheral resistance. 100. Increased arterial pressure and heart failure. 101. Treatment of high arterial ..."
2. Blood-pressure, from the Clinical Standpoint by Francis Ashley Faught (1916)
"CHAPTER XVI HYPERTENSION; hyperpiesis The term hypertension, is generally applied to any condition in which the blood-pressure is maintained at a level ..."
3. Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension by Louis Marshall Warfield (1920)
"In established hyperpiesis, we note two conditions in the radial artery: first, ... In the cases of the first group, hyperpiesis is often more marked, ..."
4. Blood-pressure by George William Norris (1917)
"In arteriosclerotic conditions the increased blood-pressure, at least up to a certain point, subserves a necessary purpose; in hyperpiesis, so far as we can ..."
5. Transactions of the Pathological Society of London by Pathological Society of London (1904)
"again, hyperpiesis, if present at all—and it is commonly absent— is but incidental. Cases of the involutionary class, (b), in which, again, ..."