hypotensive

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

Definition of hypotensive 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : characterized by or due to hypotension

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

hypotensive

noun

Definition of hypotensive (Entry 2 of 2)

: a person with hypotension

First Known Use of hypotensive

Adjective

1904, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1941, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hypotensive was in 1904

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hypotensive

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

Medical Definition of hypotensive 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : characterized by or due to hypotension hypotensive shock

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

hypotensive

noun

Medical Definition of hypotensive (Entry 2 of 2)

: one affected with hypotension

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