hypotension

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noun hy·po·ten·sion \ˌhī-pō-ˈten(t)-shən\

Definition of hypotension

  1. :  abnormally low blood pressure

Origin and Etymology of hypotension

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1893


HYPOTENSION Defined for English Language Learners

hypotension

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noun hy·po·ten·sion \ˌhī-pō-ˈten(t)-shən\

Definition of hypotension for English Language Learners

  • medical : low blood pressure


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hypotension

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

Medical Definition of hypotension

  1. 1:  abnormally low pressure of the blood—called also low blood pressure

  2. 2:  abnormally low pressure of the intraocular fluid


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