hypotension

noun hy·po·ten·sion \ ˌhī-pō-ˈten(t)-shən \
|Updated on: 14 May 2018

Definition of hypotension

: abnormally low blood pressure

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Origin and Etymology of hypotension

hypo- + 1tension, probably after French hypotension


HYPOTENSION Defined for English Language Learners

hypotension

Definition of hypotension for English Language Learners

  • medical : low blood pressure


Medical Dictionary

hypotension

noun hy·po·ten·sion \ ˈhī-pō-ˌten-chən \

medical Definition of hypotension

1 : abnormally low pressure of the blood called also low blood pressure
2 : abnormally low pressure of the intraocular fluid


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