hypopiesis

[ hahy-poh-pahy-ee-sis ]
/ ˌhaɪ poʊ paɪˈi sɪs /

noun Pathology.

abnormally low arterial blood pressure; hypotension.
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
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Medicine definitions for hypopiesis

hypopiesis

[ hī′pō-pī-ēsĭs ]

n.

hypotension
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