Definition of hypotension
: abnormally low blood pressure
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Other potential safety concerns include sudden onset of sleep while engaged in routine activities such as driving or operating machinery (sleep attacks), hallucinations, and decreased blood pressure on standing up (postural hypotension).
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Origin and Etymology of hypotension
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1893
HYPOTENSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hypotension for English Language Learners
medical : low blood pressure
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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