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hypotensive

[hahy-poh-ten-siv] /ˌhaɪ poʊˈtɛn sɪv/
adjective
1.
characterized by or causing low blood pressure, as shock.
noun
2.
a hypotensive person or agent.
Origin of hypotensive
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; hypotens(ion) + -ive
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hypotensive in Medicine

hypotensive hy·po·ten·sive (hī'pə-těn'sĭv)
adj.

  1. Of or characterized by low blood pressure.

  2. Causing a reduction in blood pressure.

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