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hypotensive

[ hahy-poh-ten-siv ]
/ ˌhaɪ poʊˈtɛn sɪv /
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adjective
characterized by or causing low blood pressure, as shock.
noun
a hypotensive person or agent.
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Origin of hypotensive

First recorded in 1900–05; hypotens(ion) + -ive
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Medical 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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