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acute hypertensive pulmonary edema

a·cute hy·per·ten·sive pul·mo·nar·y e·de·ma

/əˈkyo͞ot ˌhīpərˈtensiv ˈpəlməˌnerē iˈdēmə/

Noun

A heart failure condition that occurs when pressure in the lung’s capillary beds increases rapidly, due to either fluid volume overload or the left ventricle’s failure to contract efficiently