- decreased or lowered blood pressure.
- a disease or condition characterized by this symptom.
Origin of hypotension
Also called low blood pressure.
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Examples from the Web for hypotension
In pleurisy with effusion and in pericarditis with effusion there is hypotension.
Continuation of hypotension seems never to accompany improvement.
A most interesting and important condition in which hypotension occurs is pulmonary tuberculosis.
There are some persons who have hypotension, a blood pressure much below the normal.
These cases are not necessarily associated with hypertension; on the contrary there is more apt to be hypotension.
- pathol abnormally low blood pressure
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- Abnormally low arterial blood pressure.hypopiesis
- Reduced pressure or tension of any kind, as of the intraocular or cerebrospinal fluids.
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- Abnormally low blood pressure, especially in the arteries. Also called low blood pressure
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