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normotensive

[ nawr-moh-ten-siv ]
/ ˌnɔr moʊˈtɛn sɪv /
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adjective
characterized by normal arterial tension or blood pressure.
noun
a normotensive person.
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Origin of normotensive

1940–45; normo- + tensive, on the model of hypertensive, hypotensive
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British Dictionary definitions for normotensive

normotensive
/ (ˌnɔːməʊˈtɛnsɪv) /

adjective
having or denoting normal blood pressure
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Medical definitions for normotensive

normotensive
[ nôr′mō-tĕnsĭv ]

adj.
Of or relating to a normal arterial blood pressure; normotonic.

Other words from normotensive

nor′mo•tensive n.
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