[ hahy-poh-pahy-ee-sis ]
/ ˌhaɪ poʊ paɪˈi sɪs /
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abnormally low arterial blood pressure; hypotension.
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Also hy·po·pi·e·sia [hahy-poh-pahy-ee-zhuh, -zee-uh, -shuh, -see-uh]. /ˌhaɪ poʊ paɪˈi ʒə, -zi ə, -ʃə, -si ə/.
Origin of hypopiesis
hypo- + Greek piésis a squeezing
Words nearby hypopiesis
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Medical definitions for hypopiesis
[ hī′pō-pī-ē′sĭs ]
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