Mondo Description Persistently high systemic arterial blood pressure. Based on multiple readings (blood pressure determination), hypertension is currently defined as when systolic pressure is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg or when diastolic pressure is consistently 90 mm Hg or more.
Disease Ontology Description An artery disease characterized by chronic elevated blood pressure in the arteries.
Mondo Term and Equivalent IDs
MONDO:0005044: hypertensive disorder