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normotensive

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adjective nor·mo·ten·sive \ˌnȯr-mō-ˈten(t)-siv\

Definition of normotensive

  1. :  having normal blood pressure

normotensive noun


Origin of normotensive

normal + -o- + -tensive (as in hypotensive)


First Known Use: circa 1941


Medical Dictionary

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normotensive

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adjective nor·mo·ten·sive \ˌnȯr-mō-ˈten(t)-siv\

Medical Definition of normotensive

  1. :  having normal blood pressure <normotensive offspring of hypertensive parents>




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normotensive

noun nor·mo·ten·sive

Medical Definition of normotensive

  1. :  an individual with normal blood pressure




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