hypotensive

[ hahy-poh-ten-siv ]
/ ˌhaɪ poʊˈtɛn sɪv /

adjective

characterized by or causing low blood pressure, as shock.

noun

a hypotensive person or agent.

Origin of hypotensive

First recorded in 1900–05; hypotens(ion) + -ive
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Medicine definitions for hypotensive

hypotensive

[ hī′pə-tĕnsĭv ]

adj.

Of or characterized by low blood pressure.
Causing a reduction in blood pressure.

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