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hypotensive

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adjective hy·po·ten·sive \ˌhī-pō-ˈten(t)-siv\

Definition of hypotensive

  1. 1 :  characterized by or due to hypotension

  2. 2 :  causing low blood pressure or a lowering of blood pressure <hypotensive drugs>



1904

First Known Use of hypotensive

1904


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hypotensive

noun hy·po·ten·sive

Definition of hypotensive

  1. :  a person with hypotension



1941

First Known Use of hypotensive

1941

Rhymes with hypotensive


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