decreased or lowered blood pressure.
a disease or condition characterized by this symptom.
Origin of hypotension
First recorded in 1890–95; hypo-
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Derived Formshypotensive (ˌhaɪpəʊˈtɛnsɪv), adjective
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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